Council of Municipal Court Judges for HB 370 Signing

May 11, 2017

Atlanta, GA — Council of Municipal Court Judges representatives were on hand on May 8, 2017 as Governor Nathan Deal signed HB 370 at the State Capitol.  The bill, sponsored by Representatives Scott Hilton (R-95), Matt Hatchett (R-150), Jay Powell (R-171), and Barry Fleming (R-121), amends Article 3 of Chapter 32 of Title 36 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the Council of Municipal Court Judges of Georgia, authorizing the council to create and administer savings plans and deferred compensation plans for its members, to provide for the manner of funding, and to provide for limitations on funding and liability.

Those in attendance were as follows:

Scott Hilton, Representative GA State House 95

Matt Hatchett, Representative GA State House 150

Judge Gary Jackson, President-CMuCJ

Judge John Roberts, President-Elect-CMuCJ

Judge Garland Moore, District Representative, CMuCJ

Judge Charles Barrett, Legislative Chair, CMuCJ

Judge Thomas Bobbitt, III, Legislative Committee, CMuCJ

Judge Terrinee Gundy, Municipal Court of Atlanta

Mr. Robert W. Carter, Police Officers Annuity and Benefit Fund of Georgia

Tracy Mason, JC/AOC Asst. Director for Government & Trail Court Liaison

Tyler Mashburn, JC/AOC, Legislative Liaison

LaShawn Murphy, JC/AOC, Trail Court Liaison (CMuCJ Staff)

Mr. Ryan Shepard, Court Administrator/Chief Clerk, Municipal Court of Atlanta