2011 Connecticut Code
Title 2 General Assembly and Legislative Agencies
Chapter 16 General Assembly
Sec. 2-42. Appointment of judges.

      Sec. 2-42. Appointment of judges. Each appointment of the Chief Justice or a judge of the Supreme Court, Appellate Court or Superior Court shall be by concurrent resolution. The action on the passage of each such resolution in the House and in the Senate shall be by vote taken on the electrical roll-call device. No resolution shall contain the name of more than one nominee.

      (1949 Rev., S. 73; 1953, S. 24d; 1963, P.A. 383; February, 1965, P.A. 5, S. 1; P.A. 74-183, S. 4, 291; P.A. 76-435, S. 69, 82; 76-436, S. 161, 681; P.A. 77-331; June Sp. Sess. P.A. 83-29, S. 64, 82.)

      History: 1963 act substituted "circuit court" for "town, city, borough or police court"; 1965 act added separate provision for votes taken in the house; P.A. 74-183 included nominations for chief justice and chief court administrator, deleted reference to circuit court and added juvenile court; P.A. 76-435 deleted special balloting for action on nominations in the senate; P.A. 76-436 deleted references to the chief court administrator, court of common pleas and juvenile court, effective July 1, 1978; P.A. 77-331 deleted provisions for balloting other than by roll call machine; June Sp. Sess. P.A. 83-29 included reference to appellate court.

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