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HB 0120 - Supreme Court; Court of Appeals; certain judges; travel allowances; provide

Tracking Level: Passed
Sponsor: Willard,Wendell 49th
Last Action: 5/24/2007 - House Date Signed by Governor
House Committee: Judy
Senate Committee: APPROP
Assigned To:
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Staff Analysis of the Legislation

Amend Chapter 2 and Chapter 3 of Title 15.  Provide for travel allowances for appellate Justices and Judges.  If a Justice or Judge resides 50 miles or more from Atlanta, such Justice or Judge shall also receive a mileage allowance for the use of a personal car when devoted to official business for not more than one round trip per week to and from the Justice�s or Judge�s residence and Atlanta.  If the Justice or Judge uses public carrier for any part of a round trip such Justice or Judge shall receive a travel allowance of actual transportation costs in lieu of the mileage allowance.  Transportation costs incurred by a Justice or Judge for air travel to and from the Justice�s or Judge�s residence to Atlanta shall be reimbursed only to the extent that such costs do not exceed the cost of travel by car.

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