HJM 7 VOTE:NO – Died In Committee
Status (overview) of bill:https://olis.leg.state.or.us/liz/2019R1/Measures/Overview/HJM7
Committee assigned to bill: https://olis.leg.state.or.us/liz/2019R1/Committees/HRULES/Overview
This bill will state that Oregon desires the supreme court to be increased from 9 to 11 judge positions. This also applies to most all federal judge positions.
Personal Choice and Responsibility
Attempt to thwart the system to increase liberal-leaning judges position by spreading out appointments during any presidents terms.
Increases the number of appointment/hearings and debates on each new position and makes worse a situation already too politicized.