SB 585
Divides the Thirty-Eighth Judicial Circuit and creates a new Forty-Sixth Judicial Circuit
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Last Action:
2/18/2016 - Signed by Governor
Journal Page:
SCS SB 585
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Effective Date:
Emergency clause
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Current Bill Summary

SCS/SB 585 - Currently, the Thirty-Eighth Judicial Circuit consists of Christian and Taney counties. The act provides that the Thirty-Eighth Judicial Circuit shall consist of only Christian County and creates a new Forty-Sixth Judicial Circuit consisting of Taney County. The Forty-Sixth Judicial Circuit shall have one circuit judge elected in 2016.

Juvenile officers employed in a multicounty circuit which switches to a first class single county circuit on or after August 28, 2016, are state employees and shall receive state-provided benefits.

This act contains an emergency clause and is similar to provisions contained in HB 1793 (2016), HB 2401 (2016), and SS/SCS/HB 799 (2015).