SB 1142 Adds a circuit judge to the twenty-sixth judicial circuit
Sponsor: Purgason
LR Number: 5012S.01I Fiscal Note:
Committee: Judiciary and Civil & Criminal Jurisprudence
Last Action: 2/19/2008 - Second Read and Referred S Judiciary and Civil & Criminal Jurisprudence Committee Journal Page: S277
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2008

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Current Bill Summary

SB 1142 - This act provides that beginning July 1, 2009, there shall be an additional circuit judge position in the twenty-sixth judicial circuit. The judges in this circuit shall sit in divisions numbered one, two, and three. The new circuit judge for division three shall be appointed by the Governor, and such judge shall serve until his or her successor is duly elected in 2010.