Bill Text: VA SB1121 | 2019 | Regular Session | Prefiled


Bill Title: Judges; maximum number in nineteenth judicial district.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 7-0)

Status: (Engrossed) 2019-02-19 - Left in Appropriations [SB1121 Detail]

Download: Virginia-2019-SB1121-Prefiled.html
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SENATE BILL NO. 1121
Offered January 9, 2019
Prefiled December 26, 2018
A BILL to amend and reenact §16.1-69.6:1 of the Code of Virginia, relating to the maximum number of judges in each judicial district.
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Patron-- Petersen
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Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
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Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That §16.1-69.6:1 of the Code of Virginia is amended and reenacted as follows:

§16.1-69.6:1. Number of judges.

For the several judicial districts there shall be full-time general district court judges and juvenile and domestic relations district court judges, the maximum number as hereinafter set forth, who shall during their service reside within their respective districts, except as provided in § 16.1-69.16, and whose compensation and powers shall be the same as now and hereafter prescribed for general district court judges and juvenile and domestic relations district court judges.

The maximum number of judges of the districts shall be as follows:

 

General District

Juvenile and Domestic

 

Court Judges

Relations District Court Judges

First

4

4

Second

7

6

Two-A

2

1

Third

2

3

Fourth

6

5

Fifth

3

2

Sixth

5

3

Seventh

4

4

Eighth

3

3

Ninth

3

4

Tenth

3

3

Eleventh

3

3

Twelfth

5

6

Thirteenth

6

5

Fourteenth

5

5

Fifteenth

8

9

Sixteenth

4

6

Seventeenth

3

2

Eighteenth

2

2

Nineteenth

11 12

8

Twentieth

4

3

Twenty-first

2

2

Twenty-second

2

4

Twenty-third

4

5

Twenty-fourth

3

6

Twenty-fifth

4

5

Twenty-sixth

5

7

Twenty-seventh

5

5

Twenty-eighth

3

3

Twenty-ninth

2

3

Thirtieth

2

3

Thirty-first

5

5

The election or appointment of any district judge shall be subject to the provisions of §16.1-69.9:3.

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