SB 70 Judicial Nominations Commission.
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Judicial Nominations Commission. Creates the 15-member Judicial Nominations Commission, composed of lawyers from each congressional district and four citizens from the state at large, each to be elected to four-year terms by the General Assembly. The Commission will assist the General Assembly in making its determinations on judicial elections. Each circuit will have a nine-member volunteer nominations committee appointed by the Commission and approved by the General Assembly to assist the Commission in making circuit and district court nominations for that circuit to the General Assembly. District Two-A (Accomack and Northampton) will have its own nominations committee. The Commission is to submit to the General Assembly a confidential report and the names of no more than three persons for each vacancy on any court.

The Division of Legislative Services will provide staff for the Commission.

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01/14/94  Senate: Presented and ordered printed  pdf

01/14/94  Senate: Presented and ordered printed
01/14/94  Senate: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/26/94  Senate: Reported from Courts of Justice (9-Y 6-N)
01/27/94  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N)
01/27/94  Senate: VOTE: CONST. READING DISPENSED (37-Y 0-N)
01/28/94  Senate: Read second time and engrossed
01/31/94  Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (27-Y 11-N)
01/31/94  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE (27-Y 11-N)
01/31/94  Senate: Communicated to House
02/01/94  House: Placed on Calendar
02/02/94  House: Read first time
02/02/94  House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
03/04/94  House: Assigned to C. J. sub-committee: 3/4
03/07/94  House: Continued to 1995 in Courts of Justice (22-Y 0-N)
12/20/94  House: No action taken by Courts of Justice by voice vote