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HB 1011 - Liberty County State Court; judge; full-time office; establish

Tracking Level: Passed
Sponsor: Williams,Al 165th
Last Action: 5/1/2008 - House Date Signed by Governor
House Committee: LLeg
Senate Committee: SLGO
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Staff Analysis of the Legislation

This bill establishes the office of judge of the State Court of Liberty County as a full-time office. The judge of the State Court of Liberty County serving on the effective date of this Act shall continue to serve for the remainder of his or her term and until his or her successor has been duly elected and qualified. Thereafter, successors to judges of the State Court of Liberty County whose terms of office are to expire shall be nominated in a nonpartisan general primary and elected at the nonpartisan general election immediately preceding such expiration of term. They shall take office the first day of January immediately following such election, and shall serve for a term of four years and until the election and qualification of a successor. Said judge shall be paid a minimum annual salary in an amount equal to the annual base salary set by the General Assembly for judges of the superior courts, together with other supplements, if any, as may be deemed appropriate from time to time by the governing authority of Liberty County.

Short Note: Liberty County

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