Magistrate Court (5)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 3/16/2020

HB 0765 OpposeMagistrate Court Judges and Clerks Increase in Minimum Compensation Mitchell Scoggins
6/25/2020 Senate - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute Judiciary State and Local Governmental Operations -
2020/01/17 Report 2020/01/31 2020/02/21 Report 2020/02/28 Report Debra Nesbit
Magistrate Court Public Safety and Courts

This legislation rolls all existing COLA's up and provides for a 5% COLA effective January 1, 2021.  Note:  The amounts listed in bill include all existing COLA's already awarded since 2006 to update the code, the only "new" salary increase is 5% on top of all the COLA's.

HB 1078 SupportAuthorization for Magistrate Court to Collect a Technology Fee Andrew Welch
3/12/2020 House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Judiciary --
2020/03/06 Report Clerk of Court Debra Nesbit Forfeitures, Fees, and Fine Add Ons General County Government
Magistrate Court Probate Court Public Safety and Courts Revenue & Finance State Court
Superior Court
This legislation authorizes any county to pass a resolution enacting a $10.00 court technology fee in magistrate court cases.  The county must keep in a separate account and use only for specified technology related expenses.  Each county enacting the resolution must have a criminal justice information system committee chaired by the chief superior court judge with members consisting of the chief magistrate, probate, state court judges, sheriff and clerk of court. 
HB 1082 NeutralMandatory Notification for Retrieving Motor Vehicle Held by Towing and Storage Firm Alan Powell
3/12/2020 Senate Read and Referred Motor Vehicles Public Safety -
2020/03/06 Report 2020/03/13 Report Debra Nesbit Econ. Dev. & Transportation Magistrate Court
Public Safety and Courts
This legislation sets for notification time frames for which magistrate courts must notify owners of how to retrieve their motor vehicles that are held by a towing/storage firm, repair facility or salvage dealer.
SB 0448 NeutralAuthorization for the Collection of the Law Library Fees in County Recorders' and Magistrate Court by Ordinance Freddie Sims
2/27/2020 Senate Read and Referred -State and Local Governmental Operations -
2020/02/28 Report 2020/03/06 Report Debra Nesbit Forfeitures, Fees, and Fine Add Ons Magistrate Court
Public Safety and Courts
This legislation allows recorders' and magistrate courts to collect the law library fee approved by resolution of the county.
SB 0497 SupportAuthorizes County Governing Authorities to Impose Law Library Fees in County Recorders and Magistrate Courts John Kennedy
3/5/2020 Senate Read and Referred -State and Local Governmental Operations -
2020/03/06 Report Debra Nesbit Forfeitures, Fees, and Fine Add Ons Magistrate Court Public Safety and Courts
Revenue & Finance
This legislation allows counties to impose the law library fee in county recorders and magistrate courts by ordinance or resolution.
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