MD HB582 | 2015 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 8-0)
Status: Introduced on February 12 2015 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2015-03-19 - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Proposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution repealing provisions relating to election of circuit court judges; requiring the Governor, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, to appoint a qualified person to fill a vacancy in the office of a judge of the circuit court; altering the term of office of circuit court judges from 15 to 10 years; requiring the Governor to reappoint a circuit court judge, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, upon the expiration of the judge's term; etc.

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Circuit Court Judges - Selection, Qualifications, and Term of Office



2015-03-19HouseUnfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
2015-03-18HouseHearing 3/18 at 1:00 p.m.
2015-02-12HouseFirst Reading Judiciary


Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments 750