98RS SB387


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SB 387 (BR 2636) - D. Williams, V. McGaha

     AN ACT relating to the judicial branch.
     Amend KRS 24A.030 to remove Cumberland and Monroe Counties from the Twenty-Nineth Judicial District, and to place them in a newly created Sixtieth Judicial District: amend KRS 24A.050 to reduce the number of District Judges in the Twenty-Nineth Judicial District from 2 to 1; create noncodified provision providing that candidates who have filed for the office of District Judge in the affected districts shall be deemed to have filed for the district judgeship in the judicial district where they reside.


     HCS - Amend KRS 23A.040, relating to judicial circuits with two judges, to provide a second circuit judge for the 29th judicial circuit (Adair, Cumberland, Casey, and Monroe Counties), contingent upon funding in the 1998 budget.

     Mar 2-introduced in Senate
     Mar 3-to Judiciary (S)
     Mar 23-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Mar 24-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for March 25, 1998
     Mar 25-3rd reading, passed 37-0
     Mar 26-received in House
     Mar 27-to Judiciary (H); posting waived
     Mar 30-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 31-2nd reading, to Rules

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