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H 3275 General Bill, By J.H. Hodges
    A Bill to amend Section 20-7-1370, as amended, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to qualifications for the office of Family Court judge, so as to increase from twenty-six to thirty-two the age requirement for election to this office, to increase from five to ten the number of years which a person must have been a licensed attorney at law in order to be eligible for election to this office, to provide that any family court judge serving in office on the effective date of the provisions of this Section requiring a family court judge to be thirty-two years of age and to have ten years of service as a licensed attorney at law who is not of that age or who has not been licensed for this required period of time may continue to serve for the remainder of his then current term and is considered to have the requisite age and years of service as a licensed attorney at law for purposes of future reelections to the office of family court judge, and to provide that the above provisions take effect upon ratification of an amendment to Section 15 of Article V of the Constitution of this State providing for a thirty-two-year-old age requirement and a ten-year requirement as a licensed attorney at law for Supreme Court justices and judges of the Court of Appeals and the Circuit Court.
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01/17/95House Introduced and read first time HJ-11
01/17/95House Referred to Committee on Judiciary HJ-11

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