SB 401 Adds a circuit judge position to each of three judicial circuits
Sponsor: Goodman
LR Number: 0868S.03I Fiscal Note:
Committee: General Laws
Last Action: 2/25/2009 - Second Read and Referred S General Laws Committee Journal Page: S401
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2009

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SB 401 - This act adds one circuit court judge to the thirty-eighth circuit, one circuit judge to the thirty-ninth circuit, and one circuit judge to the fortieth judicial circuit, effective January 1, 2011. In each circuit the two judges will sit in divisions numbered one and two. The judge who sits in the circuit on December 31, 2010 will sit in division one. The judge who will sit in division two will be elected at the 2010 election, with the next election for division two being held in 2016.