PROSPECTIVE APPOINTMENT OF CERTAIN JUDICIAL VACANCIES

Reference:
Article V, Sections 10, 11

Summary:
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Proposing an amendment to the State Constitution requiring the Governor to prospectively fill vacancies in a judicial office to which election for retention applies resulting from the justice’s or judge’s reaching the mandatory retirement age or failure to qualify for a retention election; and allowing prospective appointments if a justice or judge is not retained at an election. Currently, the Governor may not fill an expected vacancy until the current justice’s or judge’s term expires.

Related Links:
http://www.flsenate.gov/
Track Bill: 1188

Sponsor:
The Florida Legislature

Status: Active
Made Ballot: 05/09/2014 
Ballot Number: 3  
Election Year: 2014 




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