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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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).

JESSICA BAKER