SB 489 Mandates that judges must disqualify themselves from hearing a proceeding in certain situations
Sponsor: Lager
LR Number: 4583S.01I Fiscal Note available
Committee: Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence
Last Action: 1/27/2014 - Hearing Conducted S Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence Committee Journal Page:
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Effective Date: August 28, 2014

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Current Bill Summary

SB 489 - This act provides that a Supreme, Appellate or Circuit Court judge who is appointed shall be disqualified from hearing a case when an attorney or a party to the case being heard served on the Appellate or one of the Circuit Judicial Commissions that nominated the judge.

This act is similar to SB 351 (2013).