TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Brenda Gadd on Jan 14, 2016

The Conference Committee dealing with the implementation of new judicial confirmation procedures (SB1, HB142), today discussed four options for confirming Gov. Bill Haslam's judicial nominations. A dispute over power that prevented a resolution to the process last year remains, as members debate how votes will be cast and counted in the confirmation process to allow the Senate and House to have an equal voice. The next meeting of the conference committee is scheduled for Jan. 19.