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SB 1570: Justices and Judges


Justices and Judges; Providing that, for a retired justice or retired judge who has consented to temporary duty in any court, the definition of the term “termination” in ch. 121, F.S., does not apply, and termination occurs when the retired justice or judge ceases all nontemporary, active duty as a judge and retires from the Florida Retirement System; providing that, with the exception of members selected from a list of nominees provided by the Board of Governors of The Florida Bar, a current member of a judicial nominating commission appointed by the Governor serves at the pleasure of the Governor; providing that specified provisions of the act relating to retired justices and judges take effect only if the Legislature appropriates sufficient funds and the State Courts Administrator certifies that the appropriation was made and that the appropriation was not vetoed by the Governor, etc.

Effective Date: except as otherwise expressly provided in this act, this act shall take effect July 1, 2012
Last Action: 3/7/2012 Senate - Laid on Table -SJ 934
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/6/2012 Senate • Filed
1/13/2012 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Budget -SJ 160
• Introduced -SJ 160
1/20/2012 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 01/25/12, 3:30 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
1/25/2012 Senate • Favorable by Judiciary; YEAS 5 NAYS 1 -SJ 279
1/26/2012 Senate • Now in Budget -SJ 279
2/6/2012 Senate • Subreferred to Budget Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice Appropriations -SJ 328
• Now in Budget Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice Appropriations
3/1/2012 Senate • Withdrawn from Budget Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice Appropriations; Budget -SJ 743
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
3/2/2012 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/06/12
3/6/2012 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 886
• Amendment(s) adopted (829544) -SJ 886
• Ordered engrossed -SJ 886
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/7/2012 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 934
• Substituted CS/CS/HB 971 (Died in House returning Messages) -SJ 934
• Laid on Table -SJ 934