Currently, Judge Bob Helfrich, is the only judge in this district, which covers Forrest and Perry Counties.
HB 712 has been referred to Judiciary A and will have to be reported by Tuesday so it will not die in committee.
The authors are Representatives Toby Barker (R- 102), Larry Byrd (R- Dist. 104), Dennis DeBar (R- Dist. 105), Doug McLeod (R- Dist. 107) and Percy Watson (D- 103).
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