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HB 1003 - Ogeechee Judicial Circuit; provide additional judge of the superior courts

Tracking Level: Hot
Sponsor: Jon Burns (R)
Last Action: 6/23/2020 - Senate - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
House Committee: Judiciary
Senate Committee: Judiciary
Assigned To:
01. Judicial CouncilNext Bill
03. Court of AppealsNext Bill
04. State-Wide Business CourtNext Bill
05. Superior CourtsNext Bill
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Staff Analysis of the Legislation

HB 1003 amends OCGA 15-5A-16 to remove the administrative attachment of the Georgia State-wide Business Court from the Georgia Court of Appeals. This language was originally filed as HB 814.

HB 1003 as originally filed provided for a fourth superior court judgeship in the Ogeechee Judicial Circuit, effective January 1, 2021. That language has been added to HB 786.

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