GA HB28 | 2019-2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 6-1)
Status: Engrossed on February 7 2019 - 50% progression
Action: 2019-03-14 - Senate Passed/Adopted
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 15-6-2 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the number of judges of superior courts, so as to provide for an additional judge of the superior courts of the Griffin Judicial Circuit; to provide for the appointment of such additional judge by the Governor; to provide for the election of successors to the judge initially appointed; to prescribe the powers of such judges; to prescribe the compensation, salary, and expense allowance of such judges to be paid by the State of Georgia and the counties included in such circuit; to declare inherent authority; to provide for related matters; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Griffin Judicial Circuit; additional judge of the superior court; provide


Roll Calls

2019-03-14 - Senate - Senate Vote #191 (Y: 52 N: 1 NV: 2 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2019-02-07 - House - House Vote #19 (Y: 166 N: 6 NV: 1 Abs: 5) [PASS]


2019-03-14SenateSenate Passed/Adopted
2019-03-14SenateSenate Third Read
2019-02-13SenateSenate Read Second Time
2019-02-12SenateSenate Committee Favorably Reported
2019-02-08SenateSenate Read and Referred
2019-02-07HouseHouse Passed/Adopted
2019-02-07HouseHouse Third Readers
2019-01-30HouseHouse Committee Favorably Reported
2019-01-28HouseHouse Second Readers
2019-01-17HouseHouse First Readers
2019-01-16HouseHouse Hopper

Georgia State Sources

Bill Comments