Section 12-1-5


Published: 2015

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Section 12-1-5

Section 12-1-5Procedure when bill to increase or decrease number of judges or change boundaries of circuit or district introduced in Legislature.

Pursuant to the constitutional requirement that the Supreme Court must, within three weeks after a bill is introduced at any session of the Legislature to increase or decrease the number of circuit or district judges or to change the boundaries of any judicial circuit or district, report to the Legislature its recommendations on the proposed change, the Clerk of the House of Representatives and the Secretary of the State Senate shall file with the Clerk of the Supreme Court immediately a certified copy of any such bill. The recommendations of the Supreme Court shall be filed with the Clerk of the House of Representatives and the Secretary of the State Senate within three weeks from the date of the delivery of such bill to the Clerk of the Supreme Court.

(Acts 1975, No. 1205, p. 2384, §6-116.)