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HB 96: Judicial Nominating Commissions

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Proposed law creates a Supreme Court NominatingCommission and five appellate court nominating commissions. The appellate court nominating commissions shall serve as the nominating commissions for the district courts, parish courts, family courts, juvenile courts, city courts including the city courts of New Orleans, and municipal and traffic courts of New Orleans located within their circuits. Provides that the purpose of each commission is to consider, screen, and evaluate qualified candidates who seek judicial office. The commissions are to operate in accordance with the Act and rules promulgated by the supreme court.

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