SB 218 Moves Taney County to its own judicial circuit and specifies that the 38th Judicial Circuit will only be made up of Christian County
Sponsor: Wasson
LR Number: 0792S.01I Fiscal Note:
Committee: Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence
Last Action: 2/21/2011 - Hearing Cancelled S Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence Committee Journal Page:
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Effective Date: August 28, 2011

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Current Bill Summary

SB 218 - Currently, the thirty-eighth judicial circuit consists of Christian and Taney counties. This act removes Taney County from the thirty-eighth judicial circuit and creates a new forty-sixth judicial circuit for Taney County beginning on January 1, 2012. The circuit judge of the thirty-eighth judicial circuit on December 31, 2011 will be the circuit judge of the new thirty-eighth judicial circuit. The judge for the new forty-sixth judicial circuit will be elected in 2011.

This act is similar to HB 567 (2011) and HB 1503 (2010).