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Title 4 : Judiciary

Chapter 015 : JUDICIAL NOMINATIONS AND APPOINTMENTS

(Cite as: 4 V.S.A. § 607)
  • § 607. Joint Committee on Judicial Retention; creation

    (a) There is created the 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 Office of Legislative Counsel and the Office of Legislative Operations 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; 2019, No. 144 (Adj. Sess.), § 25.)