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2017 Regular Session



Circuit Court Judges - Election

Sponsored by:

Delegate Kramer


In the House - Hearing 2/22 at 1:00 p.m. (Judiciary)

Synopsis: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 specified amendments are to become effective; submitting the amendment to the qualified voters of the State for their adoption or rejection; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Kramer and Hill
Additional Facts:Bill is a Constitutional Bill
Introduced in a prior session as: HB0224 Session: 2016 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Contingency - on a referendum
Judiciary  View Committee Hearing
Ways and Means
Broad Subject(s):Courts and Court Personnel - Statewide
Narrow Subject(s):Ballots
Circuit Courts
Constitutional Amendments
Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Elections -see also- Ballots; Camp Financ; Pol Cands; Voting
Municipal Corporations -see also- Annap; Balt; Hager; OC
Statutes:Article - IV - Judiciary Department
(11, 3, 5, 5A)
Article - XVIII - Provisions of Limited Duration

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November 28, 2017 1:02 P.M.