SB 28 Modifies circuit and associate circuit judge positions within the Sixteenth Judicial Circuit
Sponsor: Bartle
LR Number: 0521S.01I Fiscal Note:
Committee: Judiciary and Civil & Criminal Jurisprudence
Last Action: 1/16/2007 - Second Read and Referred S Judiciary and Civil & Criminal Jurisprudence Committee Journal Page: S105
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2007

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Current Bill Summary

SB 28 - This act adds one circuit judge position to the sixteenth judicial circuit, beginning August 28, 2007, to sit at the city of Independence. The act also provides that, beginning August 28, 2007, one of the associate circuit judge divisions currently sitting in Kansas City shall be transferred to Independence. A majority of the circuit and associate circuit judges of the Kansas City circuit court shall decide which division shall be transferred.

This act is similar to SB 589 (2006).