HI SB1073 | 2023 | Regular Session

Note: Carry Foward to future SB1073


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-0)
Status: Introduced on January 20 2023 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2023-02-16 - The committee on JDC deferred the measure.
Pending: Senate Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Clarifies that the disqualification requirements for judges also apply to justices. Establishes a process by which a party before an appellate court in the State, who believes that the judge or justice presiding over their case may have a disqualifying conflict of interest, may move for a hearing on possible conflict of interest. Prohibits the appellate court judge or justice who is subject to the motion to hear or rule on the motion but allows them to file a response or voluntarily recuse themselves from presiding over the pending action or proceeding.

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Relating To The Judiciary.



2023-02-16SenateThe committee on JDC deferred the measure.
2023-02-13SenateThe committee(s) on JDC has scheduled a public hearing on 02-16-23 9:30AM; Conference Room 016 & Videoconference.
2023-01-27SenateReferred to JDC.
2023-01-23SenatePassed First Reading.

Same As/Similar To

SB1073 (Carry Over) 2023-02-16 - The committee on JDC deferred the measure.


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