HB 5301: Judges
GENERAL BILL by Justice Appropriations Subcommittee ; Hager
Judges; Revises number of circuit court judges in certain circuits; revises number of county court judges in certain counties; provides legislative findings; provides that circuit & county court judicial offices created by act constitute vacancies in office for purposes of qualifying for 2018 general election; provides for election of new circuit & county court judges created by act in 2018 general election; provides qualifying dates for these positions; specifies elimination dates for decertified offices.
Last Action: 3/10/2018 Senate - Died in Judiciary, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 5001 (Ch. 2018-9)
Bill Text: PDF
- Judiciary (JU)
- Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice (ACJ)
- Appropriations (AP)
Date Chamber Action 1/24/2018 House • Filed
• Referred to Appropriations Committee
• Introduced -HJ 402
1/29/2018 House • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee, 01/31/18, 9:00 am, Webster Hall
1/31/2018 House • Favorable by- Appropriations Committee; YEAS 27 NAYS 0 -HJ 484
2/1/2018 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 484
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/07/18
2/7/2018 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 496
• Placed on 3rd reading
2/8/2018 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 542
• Passed; YEAS 111 NAYS 0 -HJ 542
• Immediately certified -HJ 542
• Requests that the Senate pass the bill as passed by the House or agree to include the bill in the Budget Conference -HJ 542
2/8/2018 Senate • In Messages
2/15/2018 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations -SJ 362
2/20/2018 Senate • Received -SJ 362
3/10/2018 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Judiciary, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 5001 (Ch. 2018-9)
HB 5301, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 1/24/2018 at 1:32 PM
Bill Text: Analyses: Appropriations Committee (Post-Meeting) 2/1/2018 (pdf)
Related Bills (4)
Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills H 5001 (er) General Appropriations Act Appropriations Committee Compare Last Action: 5/8/2019 H Line Item Veto message transmitted to Secretary of State S 1384 (c1) Courts Brandes Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice S 1396 (c2) Judicial Branch Steube Compare Last Action: 3/8/2018 S Laid on Table -SJ 963 S 2500 (e1) Appropriations Appropriations Compare Last Action: 2/8/2018 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 5001 (Ch. 2018-9), HB 5003 (Ch. 2018-10), HB 5005 (Ch. 2018-11), HB 5007 (Ch. 2018-12), CS/HB 7055 (Ch. 2018-6) -SJ 311
Committee Amendments (1)
Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format 989245 - Amendment
Remove line 38
Floor Votes (1)
Date Chamber Result 2/8/2018 3:40 PM House 111 Yeas - 0 Nays
Citations - Statutes (2)
Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help 26.031 Judicial circuits; number of judges. Page 1 (pdf) 34.022 Number of county court judges for each county. Page 2 (pdf)
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