INCREASE RETIREMENT AGE/JUDGES & MAGISTRATES.

View NCGA Bill Details2015-2016 Session
House Bill 205 (Public) Filed Tuesday, March 10, 2015
AN ACT TO INCREASE THE MANDATORY RETIREMENT AGE FOR JUDGES AND JUSTICES OF THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE AND FOR MAGISTRATES, AND TO ALLOW JUDGES, JUSTICES, AND MAGISTRATES TO SERVE UNTIL THE END OF THE CALENDAR YEAR IN WHICH THEY ATTAIN THE AGE OF 75.
Intro. by Schaffer, Daughtry.

Status: Re-ref Com On Appropriations (House Action) (Apr 28 2015)

SOG comments (1):

Title Change.

House committee substitute changes the short and long titles. The previous titles are found below:

INCREASE RETIREMENT AGE FOR JUDGES

AN ACT TO INCREASE THE MANDATORY RETIREMENT AGE FOR JUDGES AND JUSTICES OF THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE.

Bill History:

H 205

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Mar 18 2015 - More information

    House committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition.

    Changes the short and long titles.

    Amends GS 7A-4.20 to provide that justices and judges of the General Court of Justice are required to retire at the age of 75 and cannot continue in office past the last day of December of the year in which they turned 75 (was, cannot continue past the last day of the month in which they turned 75). 

    Amends GS 7A-170(b) to provide that magistrates cannot continue in office beyond the last day of December of the year in which they reach mandatory retirement age (was, cannot continue past the last day of the month in which they reach retirement age).

    Amends GS 135-57(b), making technical deletions and conforming changes. 

     

     


  • Summary date: Mar 10 2015 - More information

    Amends GS 7A-4.20 to increase the mandatory retirement age for justices and judges of the General Court of Justice from 72 to 75 years of age.

    Makes conforming changes to GS 135-57, concerning service retirement under the Consolidated Judicial Retirement Act.

    Applies to justice and judges holding office or elected on or after December 1, 2015.


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