The Vermont Statutes Online
JUDICIAL NOMINATIONS AND APPOINTMENTS
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.
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.
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.)