SB 39 Adds a circuit judge position within the Forty-fifth Judicial Circuit
Sponsor: Rupp
LR Number: 0372S.01I Fiscal Note:
Committee: Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence
Last Action: 1/22/2009 - Second Read and Referred S Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence Committee Journal Page: S169
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2009

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Current Bill Summary

SB 39 - This act provides that beginning August 28, 2009, there shall be an additional circuit judge position in the 45th circuit. The two judges in this circuit will sit in divisions numbered one and two. The judge who sits in this circuit on August 27, 2009, shall sit in division one until a successor is elected in 2012. The circuit judge in division two shall be elected in 2010.

This act is substantially similar to SB 769 (2008) and SB 434 (2007).