2015 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1400 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Surovell
Fill Vacant Judgeships - 19th Circuit and District (language only)

Item 468 #3h

Item 468 #3h

Central Appropriations
Central Appropriations

Page 436, line 24, after "L." insert "1.".  
Page 436, line 26, after "and" strike "$1,000,000" and insert "$207,338".
Page 436, after line 26, insert:
"2.  Sufficient funding is included in the Judicial Department to fill two vacant judgeships on the nineteenth judicial circuit and two vacant judgeship on the nineteenth general district court effective July 1, 2015."

(This amendment authorizes the filling of 2 vacant judgeships on the 19th judicial circuit and 2 vacant judgeship on the 19th general district court. The amendment also reduces the savings assumed in fiscal year 2016 from judicial vacancies to reflect the filling of three of these judgeships. One of the four judgeships was funded in the current budget.)