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District Courts, Committee on

    Reference:
    » Code § 16.1-69.33
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  • Description: Authorizing the appointment of substitute judges pursuant to § 16.1-69.14, authorizing the establishment of clerks' offices in counties or cities as may be required and establishing when such offices are open for business, authorizing the appointment of personnel for the district courts and establishing procedures for administrative review of appeals from personnel actions for district court personnel and magistrates, fixing salary classification schedules of court personnel and establishing vacation and sick leave for district court judges, district court personnel and magistrates, and for such other duties or matters as may be conferred upon by law.
  • Staff Contact:

    Karl R. Hade, Executive Secretary, Supreme Court of Virginia (804) 786-6455
    100 North Ninth Street, Richmond, VA 23219

Appointment coincident with House term.
House Members:
Name Appointed By
The Honorable William J. Howell, Speaker of the House By Statute
The Honorable David B. Albo, Chairman, House Courts Committee By Statute
The Honorable Charniele L. Herring Chair of House Courts of Justice
The Honorable Jackson H. Miller Chair of House Courts of Justice
Appointment coincident with Senate term.
Senate Members:
Name Appointed By
The Honorable Thomas K. Norment Jr., Senate Majority Leader By Statute
The Honorable Mark D. Obenshain, Chair, Senate Committee for Courts of Justice By Statute
The Honorable Ryan T. McDougle Chair of Senate Courts of Justice
The Honorable Richard H. Stuart Chair of Senate Courts of Justice
Ex Officio Members:
Name Title
Donald W. Lemons Chief Justice, Supreme Court of Virginia
Additional Members: 1 Circuit Court judge, two General District Court judges, and 2 Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court Judges appointed by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Virginia

Membership and Term Information:
Max # House: 4 Appointment Coincident With House Term? YES
Max # Senate: 4 Appointment Coincident With Senate Term? YES
Max # Citizens: 0
Max # Ex Officio: 1
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