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HB 0582 - Lanier County; probate judge serves as chief magistrate; January 1, 2009; provide

Tracking Level: Passed
Sponsor: Shaw,Jay 176th
Last Action: 5/29/2007 - House Date Signed by Governor
House Committee: LLeg
Senate Committee: SLGO
Assigned To:
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Staff Analysis of the Legislation

Amend an Act creating the Small Claims Court of Lanier County, now Magistrate Court.  This bill would provide that on and after January 1, 2009, the probate judge shall serve as chief magistrate.  On and after July 1, 2007 the number of magistrates to serve as Judges of the Magistrate Court shall be determined by the Lanier County Board of Commissioners, and such board shall also select such judges.

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