Introduced Version




Citations Affected: IC 33-5-20.1-1.

Synopsis: Additional Howard County superior court judge. Adds an additional judge to the Howard County superior court. (The introduced version of this bill was approved by the commission on courts.)

Effective: July 1, 2003.


    January 8, 2003, read first time and referred to Committee on Ways and Means.


First Regular Session 113th General Assembly (2003)

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    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning courts and court officers.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

SOURCE: IC 33-5-20.1-1; (03)IN1168.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 33-5-20.1-1 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2003]: Sec. 1. There shall be and is hereby established a superior court in Howard County, Indiana, which shall consist of two (2) three (3) judges who shall hold their offices for six (6) years and until their successor shall have been elected and qualified.
SOURCE: ; (03)IN1168.1.2. -->     SECTION 2. [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2003] (a) Notwithstanding IC 33-5-20.1-1 , as amended by this act, the Howard superior court added by this act is not established until January 1, 2004.
     (b) The governor shall appoint a person under IC 3-13-6-1 (c) to serve as the initial judge added to the Howard superior court by IC 33-5-20.1-1 , as amended by this act.
    (c) The term of the initial judge appointed under subsection (b) begins January 1, 2004, and ends December 31, 2006.
    (d) The initial election of the judge of the Howard superior court added by IC 33-5-20.1-1 , as amended by this act, is the general election in November 2006. The term of the initially elected

judge begins January 1, 2007.
    (e) This SECTION expires January 2, 2007.