BILLSenate Bill 0284 Amendments: None Sponsor(s): Bell in the Senate
As introduced, requires appellate judges be retained by 75 percent of persons voting rather than by a majority of voters. – Amends TCA Title 17, Chapter 4, Part 1.
Senate: Withdrawn on 2/7/2011.
Under current law a judge is “retained” under our current uncontested retention election process by a simple majority of the vote; this bill would require that 75% of the votes be in favor of retention.