MD HB1038 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on February 5 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-02-06 - Hearing 2/26 at 1:00 p.m. (Judiciary)
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Proposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution relating to the selection and tenure of circuit court judges; altering the method of filling vacancies in the office of a judge of a circuit court; providing for retention elections following an appointment to fill a vacancy in the office of a judge of a circuit court; providing for a transitional period under which the terms of certain amendments are to become effective; submitting the amendment to the qualified voters of the State for their adoption or rejection; etc.

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Circuit Court Judges - Retention Election



2020-02-06HouseHearing 2/26 at 1:00 p.m. (Judiciary)
2020-02-05HouseFirst Reading Judiciary and Ways and Means


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
XVIII - Provisions of Limited Duration6(n/a)See Bill Text
IV - Judiciary Department11(n/a)See Bill Text
IV - Judiciary Department3(n/a)See Bill Text
IV - Judiciary Department5(n/a)See Bill Text
IV - Judiciary Department5A(n/a)See Bill Text

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