2007 Regular Session
|At the request of:||(at the request of House Interim Committee on Judiciary for Judicial Department)|
|Regular Sponsors:||(Presession Filed)|
|Bill Title:||Relating to courts; and declaring an emergency.|
|Catchline/Summary:||Allows affidavit in support of search warrant to be sworn to telephonically.
Modifies time for filing notice of appeal from amended or supplemental criminal judgment. Clarifies authority of judges to practice law. Prohibits judge pro tempore from presiding in action or proceeding if attorney who practices law with judge appears in action or proceeding. Clarifies that stay of judgment may be sought only by party who has filed notice of appeal. Authorizes Chief Justice to establish fees for copies and services.] Allows Chief Justice to designate locations for holding circuit court proceedings outside of judicial district in event of emergency. Clarifies that judges appointed to Court of Appeals are counted in determining that majority of three-judge panel consists of either elected or appointed Court of Appeals judges. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
|Chapter Number:||Chapter 547|
|Fiscal Impact:||No Fiscal Impact|
|Revenue Impact:||No Revenue Impact|
|Measure Analysis:||Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements|
|Current Location:||Chapter Number Assigned|