JUSTICE/JUDGE MAY COMPLETE TERM PAST AGE 72.

View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
House Bill 416 (Public) Filed Wednesday, March 20, 2019
AN ACT TO ALLOW JUSTICES AND JUDGES ELECTED TO OFFICE PRIOR TO THE JUSTICE OR JUDGE'S SEVENTY-SECOND BIRTHDAY TO COMPLETE THE ELECTED TERM OF OFFICE PAST THE MANDATORY JUDICIAL RETIREMENT AGE OF SEVENTY-TWO.
Intro. by Morey, John.

Status: Ref To Com On Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House (House action) (Mar 21 2019)

Bill History:

H 416

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Mar 20 2019 - More information

    Amends GS 7A-4.20, which sets an age limit for service as a justice and judge. Adds a new provision to allow a justice or judge elected to office prior to the justice's or judge's seventy-second birthday to complete the elected term of office despite the age limit. Specifies that the new provision does not prevent the justice's or judge's removal from office under other statutes. Makes conforming changes and makes the language gender-neutral.


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