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2nd
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3rd
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3rd
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To Governor
Title
Circuit Court Judges - Election, Qualifications, and Term of Office
Sponsored by
Delegates Hill, Cullison, Dumais, Krimm, Sydnor, and Turner
Status
In the House - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
Analysis
Fiscal and Policy Note
Synopsis
Proposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution relating to the selection and tenure of circuit court judges; requiring an appointment of a circuit court judge to be subject to Senate confirmation; providing for a retention election following an appointment to fill a vacancy in the office of a judge of a circuit court; altering the term of office of circuit court judges from 15 years to 10 years; submitting the amendment to the qualified voters of the State for their adoption or rejection; etc.
Committees
Original:
Judiciary  
Ways and Means
Details
Constitutional Bill
Introduced in a prior session as: HB0579 Session: 2017 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Contingency - on a referendum
History
Legislation History
Chamber
House
Calendar Date
1/26/2018
Legislative Date
1/26/2018
Action
First Reading Judiciary and Ways and Means
Proceedings
Chamber
Calendar Date
Legislative Date
Action
Text - First - Circuit Court Judges - Election, Qualifications, and Term of Office
Proceedings
Chamber
House
Calendar Date
2/02/2018
Legislative Date
2/02/2018
Action
Hearing 2/21 at 1:00 p.m. (Judiciary)
Proceedings
Chamber
Calendar Date
Legislative Date
Action
Vote - House - Committee - Judiciary
Proceedings
Chamber
House
Calendar Date
3/16/2018
Legislative Date
3/16/2018
Action
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
Proceedings
Chamber Calendar Date Legislative Date Action Proceedings
House 1/26/2018 1/26/2018 First Reading Judiciary and Ways and Means
Text - First - Circuit Court Judges - Election, Qualifications, and Term of Office
House 2/02/2018 2/02/2018 Hearing 2/21 at 1:00 p.m. (Judiciary)
Vote - House - Committee - Judiciary
House 3/16/2018 3/16/2018 Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
File Code
Subjects
Statutes
(   11, 18B, 2, 21, 21A, 3, 5, 5A )
Last Updated: 2/3/2020 2:30 PM