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House Bill 1154

House Bill 1154

ARCHIVE (2010)

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DIGEST OF HB1154 (Updated March 1, 2010 12:06 pm - DI 84)

Marion County courts. Provides that a commissioner appointed in the Marion County courts has all of the powers and duties prescribed for a magistrate. Allows a Marion County commissioner who exercises the powers and duties of a magistrate to serve as a senior judge. Specifies that if a commissioner appointed in Marion County is appointed as a magistrate, the salary of that magistrate shall be paid by the state in the same amount as other magistrates are paid. Provides for the allocation of appointments of commissioners in Marion County. Provides that in addition to any judgment otherwise entered in Marion County for a traffic violation constituting an infraction, an additional judgment amount of not more than $35 may be entered for the traffic violation. Specifies that this additional judgment amount for infraction judgments imposed in Marion County for traffic violations shall be transferred to a dedicated county fund. Provides that money in the dedicated county fund: (1) does not revert to the county or state general fund; and (2) may be used, after appropriation by the county fiscal body, only to pay compensation of commissioners and pay costs of the county's guardian ad litem program.
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