2013 Regular Session
|At the request of:|
|Bill Title:||Relating to judges; declaring an emergency.|
Requires transfer of case from Supreme Court to Court of Appeals if it is impossible to appoint sufficient judges pro tempore to Supreme Court to replace disqualified judges.
Provides that decision of Court of Appeals in case is final. Directs Supreme Court to appoint judges pro tempore to Court of Appeals as necessary to replace disqualified judges. Provides qualifications for eligibility as judge pro tempore of Court of Appeals. Provides that decision in which judge who is disqualified participated is void unless it was impossible to replace disqualified judge with judge pro tempore who would not have been disqualified. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
|Fiscal Impact:||May Have Fiscal Impact, But No Statement Yet Issued|
|Revenue Impact:||No Revenue Impact|
|Measure Analysis:||Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements|
|Current Location:||In House Committee|
|Current Committee:||House Committee On Judiciary|
|Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanations:||Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanation Documents|