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HB 6385 - Probate Court System - Key Vote

Connecticut Key Votes

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Probate Court System

Signed by Governor Jodi Rell
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (29-7) - (Key vote)

Title: Probate Court System

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that reforms the probate court system.

Highlights:
-Defines the probate districts of Connecticut and sets up a probate court with one elected judge in each district (Secs. 1, 5). -Establishes a procedure for setting the salaries of probate court judges, sets a maximum and minimum salary (Sec. 4). -Requires that each probate judge be an attorney for at least 10 years and be from the district in which he is elected (Sec. 5, 6). -Outlines the duties of the Probate Court Administrator in overseeing, regulating, and maintaining a budget for the probate courts (Sec. 8). -Requires probate courts to be open to the public 40 hours per week rather than the previous 20 hours per business week (Sec. 10).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (126-19) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Probate Court System

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