§607. Joint Committee on Judicial Retention; creation

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Published: 2015

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Title

04

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Judiciary






Chapter

015

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JUDICIAL NOMINATIONS AND APPOINTMENTS











 

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607. Joint Committee on Judicial Retention; creation

(a) There is

created a Joint Committee on Judicial Retention composed of four members of the

House of Representatives appointed by the Speaker of the House and four members

of the Senate appointed by the Committee on Committees of the Senate. The

appointments shall be made, if practicable, within seven days of the convening

of each biennial session of the General Assembly.

(b) The

Committee shall endeavor to hold its organizational meeting within seven days

of its appointment and shall elect a chair from among its membership and adopt

rules of procedure consistent with the rules of the Senate.

(c) The

Committee may use the staff and services of the Legislative Council to, in

addition to other duties, obtain information on the performance of a judge or

justice by soliciting comments from members of the Vermont bar and the public.

(Added 1975, No. 204 (Adj. Sess.), § 11; amended 1985, No. 98, § 6; 2013, No.

161 (Adj. Sess.), § 72.)
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