HB0770

Find a 2018 Bill:

2018 Regular Session

 

Entitled:

Courts - Appointments to Vacant Offices by the Judiciary - Same Party as Predecessor

Sponsored by:

Delegate Hornberger

Status:

In the House - Hearing 2/14 at 1:00 p.m.


Synopsis:Requiring that a vacancy occurring during the elected term of a clerk of the circuit court be filled by the circuit court with a qualified individual of the same political party, if any, as the vacating clerk; requiring that a vacancy during the elected term of a Register of Wills be filled by the Orphans' Court with a qualified individual of the same political party, if any, as the vacating Register of Wills; submitting the amendment to the qualified voters of the State for their adoption or rejection; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Hornberger, Buckel, and Moon
Additional Facts:Bill is a Constitutional Bill
Bill File Type: Regular
Contingency - on a referendum
Committee(s):
Judiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Courts and Court Personnel - Statewide
Narrow Subject(s):Circuit Courts
Clerks of Court
Constitutional Amendments
Political Parties
Referendum
Registers of Wills
State's Attorneys
Statutes:Article - IV - Judiciary Department
(25, 41)
Article - V - Attorney-General and State's Attorneys
(11)

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February 15, 2018 1:34 P.M.