Bill Summary

HB 477 Judicial Nominating Commissions (2018 Session)
Judicial Nominating Commissions: Revises composition of judicial nominating commissions; establishes additional restrictions regarding commission members; terminating terms of commission members as of specified date; provides for initial appointments & staggered terms for reconstituted commissions; prohibits commission member from serving more than two full terms; provides an exception; requires appointing authorities to consider certain attributes in making appointments to ensure diversity on commissions; requires appointing authorities to collect & release certain demographic data regarding commission members & applicants to commissions; specifies circumstances under which commission member may not vote on matter & must disclose conflict; requires commission member to complete an educational course after his or her appointment; prescribing minimum requirements for course. Effective Date: July 1, 2018
10/30/17
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Filed
11/08/17
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Referred to Civil Justice & Claims Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee
11/08/17
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Now in Civil Justice & Claims Subcommittee
03/10/18
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Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
03/10/18
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Died in Civil Justice & Claims Subcommittee
H 0477
Filed on 10/30/17
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