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HB 1018   Glidewell
Altes
Authorizes all district judges to appoint one court bailiff; defines duties of bailiffs.
Bill History: 01-25-05 H Meeting set for 10:00 AM - Room 149 H-Judiciary
HB 1023   Thyer Provides that a licensed bail bondsman may act as a civil process server regardless of his/her ownership interest in a bail bond company.
Bill History: 01-25-05 H Meeting set for 10:00 AM - Room 149 H-Judiciary
HB 1149   Thyer Authorizes circuit court judges to appoint up to two magistrates.
Bill History: 01-21-05 H Notice of reconsideration filed by Anderson
HB 1335   Martin, J. Requires courts to conduct a hearing if a trial de novo is requested in the petition for review. (If a trial de novo is not requested, the review is generally confined to the record)
Bill History: 02-03-05 H Meeting set for 10:00 AM - Room 149 H-Judiciary
HB 1406   Hutchinson, T. Allows district court judges, with majority approval of the circuit court judges of the circuit, to appoint up to two magistrates for his court.
Bill History: 03-08-05 H Meeting set for 10:00 AM - Room 149 H-Judiciary
HB 1736   Thyer
Bryles
Creates an additional circuit judgeship in the Second Judicial District and provides for the Governor to fill the position by appointment until the next election cycle.
Bill History: 02-28-05 H Placed on the House calendar
HB 1737   Thyer
Baker
Creates an additional circuit judgeship in the Twentieth Judicial District and provides for the Governor to fill the position by appointment until the next election cycle.
Bill History: 02-28-05 H Placed on the House calendar
HB 1738   Thyer
Broadway
Creates an additional circuit judgeship in the Twenty-second Judicial District and provides for the Governor to fill the position by appointment until the next election cycle.
Bill History: 02-24-05 H Defeated (Vote: N: 27/Y: 60)
HB 1795   Ledbetter Prohibits state employees subpoenaed as witnesses by a court or other hearing from keeping witness or mileage fees when the matter is within the scope of his employment, unless he used his own vehicle and is not reimbursed by his employer.
Bill History: 04-07-05 H Received in the House - Sent to Governor
HB 1920   Lamoureux Authorizes a circuit or district court to impose a fee not to exceed $500 upon an indigent person based on a conviction or guilty plea, provided the court determines that the person has sufficient assets to pay the fee.
Bill History: 03-15-05 H Meeting set for 10:00 AM - Room 149 H-Judiciary
HB 1963   Verkamp Amends the salaries of the judges and other personnel of the various district courts.
Bill History: 04-08-05 S Amendment 1 adopted
HB 1989   Childers Establishes the Legislative Task Force on District Courts to study the transition of district judges to state employee status and the funding and role of district courts.
Bill History: 04-07-05 H Received in the House - Sent to Governor
HB 2405   Adams Defines "prisoners of municipalities" as used regarding expenses charged by county jails for municipal prisoners held in county jails.
Bill History: 04-06-05 H Referred to interim committee H-Agriculture, Forestry, Economic Development
HB 2432   Schulte Authorizes petition of the circuit court for a de novo review if various conditions are met regarding an allegation of child maltreatment.
Bill History: 04-07-05 H Meeting set for 9:30 AM - Room 149 H-Judiciary
HB 2507   Jeffrey Allows an exemption from jury service upon request for practicing physicians, nurses, dentists, and dental hygienists.
Bill History: 03-22-05 H Meeting set for 10:00 AM - Room 149 H-Judiciary
HB 2511   Childers Makes a number of technical corrections related to judges and courts.
Bill History: 04-07-05 S Passed (Vote: Y: 35/N: 0)
HB 2526   Martin, J. Adds to the offense of interference with court-ordered custody the taking of a minor from the custodian while the custodian and the minor are being housed at a n abuse shelter.
Bill History: 04-07-05 H Received in the House - Sent to Governor
HB 2527   Martin, J. Requires courts to require guardians to report the condition of the ward at regular intervals as set by the court.
Bill History: 04-05-05 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 149 H-Judiciary
HB 2537   Thomason Authorizes the Circuit Court Apportionment Commission to continue reviewing the jurisdiction of state courts and make recommendations to the General Assembly regarding the number and boundaries of circuit court districts.
Bill History: 04-07-05 H 9:30 AM - Room 149 H-Judiciary
HB 2554   Pate Reinstates the annual increase based on the Consumer Price Index that counties may retain from fine and court cost revenue for the county administration of justice funds.
Bill History: 04-08-05 S Placed on the Senate calendar
HB 2592   Thyer Creates a second Craighead County District Court with countywide jurisdiction.
Bill History: 03-08-05 H Meeting set for 10:00 AM - Room 149 H-Judiciary
HB 2628   Hutchinson, T. Authorizes counties to employ district court judges as criminal magistrates, limiting compensation to 50% of the judge's maximum salary as a district court judge.
Bill History: 04-07-05 S Passed (Vote: Y: 35/N: 0)
HB 2636   Harrelson Relates to correction of district court names and references in the Arkansas Code.
Bill History: 04-08-05 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-Judiciary
HB 2664   Thyer Creates a maximum of four pilot programs for the creation of a state district court, citing state interest in providing a more uniform level of judicial resources.
Bill History: 04-07-05 H Meeting set for 9:30 AM - Room 149 H-Judiciary
HB 2737   Cowling Relates to a uniform schedule of days of business and hours of operation for county courthouses.
Bill History: 03-25-05 H Meeting set for 9:00 AM - Room 428 H-City, County and Local Affairs
HB 2738   Cowling Determines the salary of the Ashdown District Court Judge.
Bill History: 04-06-05 S Reported from committee - Do pass S-Judiciary
HB 2776   Thyer Requires notice of court decrees which terminate parent and child relationships.
Bill History: 03-25-05 H Meeting set for 9:00 AM - Room 130 H-Aging, Children, Legislative & Mil
HB 2787   Wills Provides for a family member to obtain an order of protection to obtain temporary custody of a minor if conditions amounting to "environmental neglect" exist, including the presence of a child during manufacture of methamphetamine.
Bill History: 04-04-05 H Withdrawn from further consideration
HB 2898   Thyer Relates to the reduction of the number of circuit judges in a judicial district if the average case load in the district is less than 1,500 cases yearly per judge.
Bill History: 03-22-05 H Withdrawn from further consideration
SB 141   Jeffress, J. Provides for further amendment to the District Judge Retirement System.
Bill History: 01-24-05 S Introduced and referred to Joint Retirement
SB 143   Jeffress, J. Provides for further amendment to the Judicial Retirement System.
Bill History: 01-24-05 S Introduced and referred to Joint Retirement
SB 449   Broadway Creates the Integrated Justice Fund and appropriates funds from it to the Office of Integrated Justice for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2005.
Bill History: 04-08-05 S Meeting set for 7:30 AM - Room 171 Joint Budget
SB 450   Broadway Creates the Office of Integrated Justice to serve as the agency that provides administrative and technical support to the Integrated Justice Information Systems Coordinating Council, created to facilitate cooperation in criminal justice.
Bill History: 04-07-05 S Meeting set for 10:00 AM - OSC S-State Agencies
SB 987   Salmon Prescribes the salaries of judges and other court personnel of the various district courts.
Bill History: 04-07-05 S Referred to interim committee S-Judiciary
SB 989   Broadway Relates to additional courtroom security.
Bill History: 04-08-05 S Meeting set for 10:00 AM or Call of the Cha...S-Judiciary
SB 1005   Broadway Creates an additional circuit judgeship in the Twenty-second Judicial District.
Bill History: 04-08-05 S Meeting set for 10:00 AM or Call of the Cha...S-Judiciary
SB 1068   Baker Relates to providing for suspension of the driver's license of persons failing to pay court fines.
Bill History: 04-06-05 H Received in the House - Referred to H-Public Transportation

 

 

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