Introduced Version






HOUSE BILL No. 1061

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL



Citations Affected: IC 33-33-62.

Synopsis: Perry superior court. Establishes the Perry superior court. (The introduced version of this bill was prepared by the commission on courts. Perry County is ranked fifth by severity of need in the 2003 Weighted Caseload Statistical Report.)

Effective: July 1, 2005.





Stilwell




    January 4, 2005, read first time and referred to Committee on Courts and Criminal Code.







Introduced

First Regular Session 114th General Assembly (2005)


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HOUSE BILL No. 1061



    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 33-33-62-2; (05)IN1061.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 33-33-62-2 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2005]: Sec. 2. (a) There is established a court of record to be known as the Perry superior court.
    (b) The Perry superior court is a standard superior court as described in IC 33-29-1.
    (c) Perry County comprises the judicial district of the court.

SOURCE: IC 33-33-62-3; (05)IN1061.1.2. -->     SECTION 2. IC 33-33-62-3 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2005]: Sec. 3. The Perry superior court has one (1) judge who shall hold sessions in:
        (1) the Perry County courthouse in Tell City; or
        (2) other places in the county as the board of county commissioners of Perry County may provide.

SOURCE: IC 33-33-62-4; (05)IN1061.1.3. -->     SECTION 3. IC 33-33-62-4 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2005]: Sec. 4. The Perry superior court has the same jurisdiction

as the Perry circuit court.

SOURCE: IC 33-33-62-5; (05)IN1061.1.4. -->     SECTION 4. IC 33-33-62-5 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2005]: Sec. 5. The Perry superior court has a standard small claims and misdemeanor division.
SOURCE: ; (05)IN1061.1.5. -->     SECTION 5. [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2005] (a) Notwithstanding IC 33-33-62-2, as added by this act, the Perry superior court is not established until January 1, 2006.
    (b) The governor shall appoint a person under IC 3-13-6-1(c) to serve as the initial judge of the Perry superior court established by IC 33-33-62-2, as added by this act.
    (c) The term of the initial judge appointed under subsection (b) begins January 1, 2006, and ends December 31, 2006.
    (d) The initial election of the judge of the Perry superior court is the general election on November 7, 2006. The term of the initially elected judge begins January 1, 2007.
    (e) This SECTION expires January 2, 2007.