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Legislation


2010 Regular Session

HOUSE BILL 1385

CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT
File Code: Courts and Court Personnel - Statewide Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 833
Sponsored By:
Delegate Cardin
Entitled:
Circuit Court Judges - Election, Qualifications, and Term of Office

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 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; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
2/18
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 3/17 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Circuit Courts
Constitutional Amendments
Elections -see also- Ballots; Camp Financ; Pol Cands; Voting
Judges
Referendum

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Article - IV Judiciary Department
( 2 , 3 , 5 , 5A , 11 , 18B , 21 , 21A )
Article - XVIII Provisions of Limited Duration
( 6 )

Documents

All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered
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