Mississippi Legislature
2004 Regular Session

Senate Bill 2875

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History of Actions

Background

Title

Description: Trial court districts; create to allow better distribution of caseloads.

Bill Text: [Introduced]

History of Actions:

1 02/23 (S) Referred To Judiciary, Division A
2 03/09 (S) Died In Committee

Background Information:

Effective dateVRA\July 1, 2004
DispositionDead
DeadlineGeneral Bill/Constitutional Amendment
RevenueNo
Vote type requiredMajority

Senate Committee:

Principal Author: Tollison

Code Sections: A 011-0001-0056, A 009-0001-0105

Title: AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 11-1-56, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO CREATE CHANCERY AND CIRCUIT TRIAL COURT DISTRICTS TO ALLOW A BETTER DISTRIBUTION OF CASELOADS AND BETTER USE OF RESOURCES; TO GROUP THE JUDGES FROM THE 20 CHANCERY DISTRICTS AND 22 CIRCUIT DISTRICTS INTO 9 POOLS OF JUDGES TO SERVE IN DEFINED CONTIGUOUS DISTRICTS DESIGNATED AS TRIAL DISTRICTS; TO PROVIDE THAT THERE ARE AT LEAST 4 AVAILABLE JUDGES SERVING EACH TRIAL DISTRICT; TO AMEND SECTION 9-1-105, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO FACILITATE THE ASSIGNMENT OF SPECIAL JUDGES TO ACCOMMODATE EXTRAORDINARY CASELOADS IN PARTICULAR DISTRICTS; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.


Information pertaining to this measure was last updated on 03/09/04 at 17:46.

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