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SB1457       (?)


Measure Title: PROPOSING AMENDMENTS TO ARTICLE VI OF 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; Senate Consent Procedures; Term Renewals (ConAm)
Description: Proposes amendments to the Constitution of the State of Hawaii relating to the appointment and retention of justices and judges. Changes the required time frames from thirty to ninety 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. Authorizes the senate to approve or reject subsequent terms of office for justices and judges.
Companion:  HB1311
Package: None
Current Referral: JDC, WAM
Introducer(s): KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party)

Sort by Date Status Text
1/24/2019SIntroduced.
1/28/2019SPassed First Reading.
1/28/2019SReferred to JDC, WAM.

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

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