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S 0635 General Bill, By McConnell
    A Bill to amend the Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, by adding Sections 14-25-26 and 22-1-11 so as to provide that magistrates and municipal judges appointed for the first time to any term commencing after January 1, 1994, shall serve an initial six-month probationary period during which they must complete a training program and a certification examination, to provide that failure to pass the certification examination shall preclude the magistrate or municipal judge from serving beyond the six-month probationary period, to provide that all magistrates and municipal judges currently serving in office must complete this training program and certification examination prior to reappointment for a new term, to provide that the Governor must immediately remove a magistrate or municipal judge from office upon notification of this Section, and to provide that no such magistrate or municipal judge may hold over in office upon notification of his failure to meet these requirements.
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04/06/93Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-6
04/06/93Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary SJ-6

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