SB 984 Adds a circuit judge position within the Twenty-Sixth Judicial Circuit
Sponsor: Purgason
LR Number: 4885S.02I Fiscal Note:
Committee: Judiciary and Civil & Criminal Jurisprudence
Last Action: 2/7/2006 - Second Read and Referred S Judiciary and Civil & Criminal Jurisprudence Committee Journal Page: S181
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2006

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Current Bill Summary

SB 984 - This act provides that there shall be three circuit judges in the twenty-sixth judicial circuit, rather than two, as provided by current law. The judges shall sit in divisions one, two, and three.

The Governor shall appoint a judge for the new position, division three, and the judge in such position shall serve until January 1, 2009. A successor judge shall be elected in 2008.

This act is similar to HB 1325 (2006).