ACT 474 (HB 662) 2022 Regular Session Zeringue
Existing law provides for the Judicial Council of the supreme court. Provides that the
Judicial Council shall adopt standards to determine whether to approve new judgeships and
Existing law provides that the Judicial Council is authorized to review the district court
judgeships within each district and provide information and recommendations to the
legislature by March 1, 2007.
New law removes the March 1, 2007, deadline and by requiring the Judicial Council to
provide information and recommendations to the legislature regarding the appropriate
number of district and appellate court judgeships on an annual basis.
New law provides that the Judicial Council may base its recommendations to the legislature
on the findings of the Judicial Structure Task Force established by House Resolution No. 30
of the 2022 Regular Session of the Legislature.
Effective August 1, 2022.
(Amends R.S. 13:61(E))Statutes affected:
HB662 Original: 13:61(E)
HB662 Engrossed: 13:61(E)
HB662 Enrolled: 13:61(E)
HB662 Act : 13:61(E)