Identical to H 259, filed 3/4/19.
Amends GS 7A-133, increasing the number of district court judges in District 20D (Union County) from one to two, and increasing the number of magistrates in Union County from seven to ten. Appropriates from the General Fund to the Administrative Office of the Courts $202,809 for the 2019-20 fiscal year and $302,948 for the 2020-21 fiscal year. Provides that the increase in district court judgeships is effective January 1, 2021, and requires elections conducted in 2020 to be in accordance with the judgeships created by the act. Provides that the remainder of the act is effective July 1, 2019.
Status: Re-ref to Judiciary. If fav, re-ref to Appropriations/Base Budget. If fav, re-ref to Rules and Operations of the Senate (Senate action) (Mar 14 2019)
Bill S 206 (2019-2020)Summary date: Mar 7 2019 - More information