Judges; if convicted of felony, etc., and all apeal rights terminated, his next term shall expire. (HB1753)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill Carrico (R-Grayson)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Felonies or misdemeanors by judges; terms of office. Provides that if a full-time district court judge is convicted of a felony or Class 1 misdemeanor during his term of office, such term shall expire 30 days after the commencement of the next regular session of the General Assembly notwithstanding the term for which such judge was elected. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/07/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 097760460
01/07/2009Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/16/2009Assigned Courts sub: Judicial Panel
02/02/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s)
02/06/2009Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (14-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2009Read first time
02/09/2009Read second time
02/09/2009Committee amendment agreed to
02/09/2009Engrossed by House as amended HB1753E
02/09/2009Printed as engrossed 097760460-E
02/10/2009Read third time and passed House (67-Y 31-N)
02/10/2009VOTE: --- PASSAGE (67-Y 31-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2009Constitutional reading dispensed
02/11/2009Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/24/2009Left in Courts of Justice