House committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition.
Amends GS 7A-133(c) by increasing the number of magistrates in Union County from 7 to 8 (previous edition increased the number to 10). Makes a conforming change to the act's title.
Decreases the appropriated amounts to $67,603 for 2019-20 and to $173,798 for 2020-21.
Summary date: Mar 13 2019 - View Summary
Bill H 259 (2019-2020)Summary date: Mar 4 2019 - View Summary
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.