HB4785 S JUD AMT #1 3-2

Schindzielorz 7892

 

The Committee on Judiciary moved to amend the bill by striking out the title and substituting therefor a new title, to read as follows:

Eng. House Bill 4785A Bill to amend and reenact 3-10-3 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to procedures for filling judicial vacancies; providing that a vacancy occurring in the offices of Justice of the Supreme Court of Appeals, judge of the Intermediate Court of Appeals, judge of a circuit court, or judge of a family court is filled by the Governor of the state by appointment if the unexpired term is for a period of not more than three years; clarifying that the amendment shall apply to judicial vacancies existing at the date of passage; clarifying timing of election to fill judicial vacancies before the close of candidate filing for the primary election; and clarifying timing of election to fill judicial vacancies after the close of the candidate filing for the primary election through 84 days before the general election.

 

 

 

 

 

Adopted

Rejected