SJR 8 Removes obsolete language and adds that judges from the Court of Appeals shall serve as a reapportionment commission
Sponsor: Dixon
LR Number: 0178S.02I Fiscal Note available
Committee: Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence
Last Action: 4/15/2013 - SCS Voted Do Pass S Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence Committee - (0178S.03C) Journal Page:
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Effective Date: Upon voter approval

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SCS/SJR 8 - Currently, the Missouri Constitution provides for the appointment of commissioners of the supreme court, positions which are no longer in existence, to serve on a state legislative district reapportionment commission. In the event that the supreme court commissioners are unavailable then appellate judges shall be appointed to serve as the reapportionment commission. This proposed constitutional amendment, if approved by the voters, removes this language.