Under existing law, The Judicial Resources Allocation Commission is required to consider the Judicial Weighted Caseload Study to determine the need for judgeships in each district and circuit court
This bill would require the Alabama Supreme Court to adopt a Judicial Actual Caseload Study as the appropriate study for determining the need for judgeships in each district and circuit court in order to revise the factors considered in the study
This bill would also establish a deadline for the Supreme Court to revise the factors considered in the study
Relating to the judiciary; to amend Sections 12-9A-1 and 12-9A-5, Code of Alabama 1975, to change Judicial Weighted Caseload Study to Judicial Actual Caseload Study; to revise certain factors for the study; and to establish a deadline for the revision of the factors for the study.
|February 25, 2020||S||Read for the first time and referred to the Senate committee on Finance and Taxation General Fund|
|Bill Text||SB239 Alabama 2020 Session - Introduced|