MD HB826 | 2017 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on February 3 2017 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2017-02-22 - Hearing 2/22 at 1:00 p.m. (Judiciary)
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Proposing amendments to the Maryland Constitution relating to the selection and tenure of circuit court judges; requiring Senate confirmation of individuals appointed by the Governor to the office of judge of a circuit court; providing for contested elections following an appointment to fill a vacancy in the office of judge of a circuit court under specified circumstances; providing for the reappointment of certain judges; submitting the amendment to the qualified voters of the State for their adoption or rejection; etc.

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Circuit Court Judges - Selection and Tenure



2017-02-22HouseHearing 2/22 at 1:00 p.m. (Judiciary)
2017-02-03HouseFirst Reading Judiciary and Ways and Means


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