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SB3039     
Measure Title: PROPOSING AMENDMENTS TO THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF HAWAII TO AMEND THE MANNER IN WHICH JUSTICES AND JUDGES ARE APPOINTED, CONSENTED TO, AND RETAINED.
Report Title: Constitutional Amendment; Justices; Judges; Judicial Retention; Consent; Senate Consent Procedures; Senate; Term Renewals; Constitutional Amendment; Constitution (ConAm)
Description: Proposes amendments to the Constitution of the State of Hawaii relating to the appointment and retention of justices and judges. Authorizes the senate to approve or reject subsequent terms of office for supreme court justices. Changes the required time frames from 30 to 90 days for the process to appoint and consent to a justice or judge. Harmonizes the senate consent procedures for district court judgeship nominees to mirror the senate consent procedures relating to supreme court justices and intermediate court of appeals and circuit court judges.
Companion:  HB2563
Package: None
Current Referral: JDC, WAM
Introducer(s): KEITH-AGARAN

Sort by Date Status Text
1/24/2018SIntroduced.
1/26/2018SPassed First Reading.
1/26/2018SReferred to JDC, WAM.

S = Senate | H = House | D = Data Systems | $ = Appropriation measure | ConAm = Constitutional Amendment

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