ADD'L JUDGES/ONSLOW, JONES, DUPLIN, SAMPSON.

View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
House Bill 35 (Public) Filed Wednesday, February 6, 2019
AN ACT TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF SUPERIOR COURT AND DISTRICT COURT JUDGES IN ONSLOW, JONES, DUPLIN, AND SAMPSON COUNTIES AND TO APPROPRIATE FUNDS.
Intro. by Cleveland, Shepard, Dixon.

Status: Re-ref Com On Appropriations, Justice and Public Safety (House action) (Feb 20 2019)
H 35

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Feb 20 2019 - More information

    Committee substitute to the 1st edition amends GS 7A-133 by increasing the number of district court judges in district 25 from 9 to 10.  Adds provision that only Burke or Caldwell County residents may be candidates for the District 25 judgeship created in this act.

    Appropriates $447,796 (was, $338,573 in 1st edition) from the General Fund to the Administrative Office of the Courts for the 2020-21 fiscal year. 


  • Summary date: Feb 6 2019 - More information

    Includes whereas clauses. Amends GS 7A-41 and GS 7A-133, increasing the number of judges in superior court District 4 and district court District 4 (both districts consisting of Duplin, Jones, Onslow, and Sampson counties) to three superior court judges (was, two) and ten district court judges (was, eight). Effective January 1, 2021, with elections conducted in 2020 to be conducted consistent with the judgeships created in the act.

    Appropriates $338,573 from the General Fund to the Administrative Office of the Courts for the 2020-21 fiscal year. Effective July 1, 2020.


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