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S 0476 Joint Resolution, By Corbin, Loftis, Kimbrell, M. Johnson, Turner and Bennett
Similar (H 3529)
Summary: Judicial appointments by Governover with consent of Senate
    A JOINT RESOLUTION TO AMEND ARTICLE V OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, RELATING TO THE JUDICIAL DEPARTMENT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT SUPREME COURT JUSTICES, JUDGES ON THE COURT OF APPEALS, AND CIRCUIT COURT JUDGES SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR WITH THE ADVICE AND CONSENT OF THE SENATE RATHER THAN BEING ELECTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, AND TO REPEAL PROVISIONS REQUIRING THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO ESTABLISH A JUDICIAL MERIT SELECTION COMMISSION.
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02/01/23Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 4)
02/01/23Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 4)
02/02/23 Scrivener's error corrected



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