HJ509: Judges; election in circuit court, etc.

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 509

Offered March 12, 2020
Election of a Circuit Court Judge, a General District Court Judge, Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court Judges, members of the Judicial and Inquiry Review Commission, and a member of the State Corporation Commission.
Patron-- Herring

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, the Senate concurring, That the General Assembly shall proceed this day

To the election of a circuit court judge of the Twenty-third Judicial Circuit for a term of eight years commencing April 1, 2020.

To the election of a general district court judge of the Thirtieth Judicial District for a term of six years commencing August 3, 2020.

To the election of juvenile and domestic relations district court judges for terms of six years commencing as follows:

One judge for the Thirty-first Judicial District, term commencing June 1, 2020.

One judge for the Thirty-first Judicial District, term commencing July 1, 2020.

To the election of members of the Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission for terms as follows:

One member, for an unexpired term ending June 30, 2021.

One member, for a term of four years commencing July 1, 2020.

To the election of a member of the State Corporation Commission for a term of six years commencing April 1, 2020.

And that in the execution of the joint order nominations shall be made in the order herein named, and that each house shall be notified of said nominations, and when the rolls shall be called for the whole number, the presiding officers of each house shall appoint a committee of three, which together shall constitute the joint committee to count the vote of each house in each case and report the results to their respective houses. The joint order may be suspended by the presiding officer of either house at any time but for no longer than twenty-four hours to receive the report of the joint committee.