HB 1141-2_ Filed 03/31/2005, 11:51
Adopted 3/31/2005

COMMITTEE REPORT

MADAM PRESIDENT:

    The Senate Committee on Appropriations, to which was referred Engrossed House Bill No. 1141, has had the same under consideration and begs leave to report the same back to the Senate with the recommendation that said bill be AMENDED as follows:

SOURCE: Page 5, line 24; (05)CR114102.5. -->     Page 5, delete lines 24 through 42, begin a new paragraph and insert:
SOURCE: IC 33-33-53-1; (05)CR114102.20. -->     "SECTION 20. IC 33-33-53-1 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2005]: Sec. 1. (a) Monroe County constitutes the tenth judicial circuit.
    (b) There are seven (7) nine (9) judges of the Monroe circuit court.".
SOURCE: Page 6, line 1; (05)CR114102.6. -->     Page 6, delete lines 1 through 17.
    Page 9, delete lines 11 through 23, begin a new paragraph and insert:
SOURCE: ; (05)CR114102.33. -->     "SECTION 33. [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2005] (a) Notwithstanding IC 33-33-53-1, as amended by this act, the Monroe circuit court is not expanded to:
        (1) eight (8) judges until January 1, 2006, as described in subsection (b); and
        (2) nine (9) judges until January 1, 2008, as described in subsection (c).

    (b) The governor shall appoint a person under IC 3-13-6-1(c) to serve as the eighth judge of the Monroe circuit court added by IC 33-33-53-1, as amended by this act. The term of the initial judge appointed under this subsection begins January 1, 2006, and ends December 31, 2006. The initial election of the eighth judge of the Monroe circuit court added by IC 33-33-53-1, as amended by this

act, is the general election on November 7, 2006. The term of the judge initially elected under this subsection begins January 1, 2007.
    (c) The governor shall appoint a person under IC 3-13-6-1(c) to serve as the ninth judge of the Monroe circuit court added by IC 33-33-53-1, as amended by this act. The term of the initial judge appointed under this subsection begins January 1, 2008, and ends December 31, 2008. The initial election of the ninth judge of the Monroe circuit court added by IC 33-33-53-1, as amended by this act, is the general election on November 4, 2008. The term of the judge initially elected under this subsection begins January 1, 2009.

     (d) This SECTION expires January 2, 2009.".
    Renumber all SECTIONS consecutively.
    (Reference is to EHB 1141 as printed March 18, 2005.)

and when so amended that said bill do pass.

Committee Vote: Yeas 9, Nays 0.

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    Meeks
Chairperson


CR114102/DI 58    2005