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House Bill 1269


House Bill 1269

ARCHIVE (2010)

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DIGEST OF HB1269 (Updated February 2, 2010 4:43 pm - DI 84)


Bartholomew and Clark County courts. Establishes the Bartholomew superior court No. 3 effective July 1, 2011. Requires the governor to appoint the initial judge of the Bartholomew superior court No. 3 for a term beginning July 1, 2011, and ending December 31, 2012. Provides that the initial election of the judge of the Bartholomew superior court No. 3 is the general election on November 6, 2012. Requires the Bartholomew circuit and superior courts to impose and collect an infraction judgment for each traffic violation in Bartholomew County that is: (1) at least $20; and (2) deposited in the state general fund. Provides that, if at the end of a fiscal year the county auditor of Bartholomew County and the state office of management and budget determine that the amount of money deposited in the state general fund that is equal to $20 multiplied by the total number of infraction judgments imposed and collected for each traffic violation in Bartholomew County was less than the amount of the salary paid by the state to the judge of the Bartholomew superior court No. 3, the treasurer of Bartholomew County shall transfer to the auditor of state for deposit in the state general fund an amount equal to the difference between: (1) the amount of money deposited in the state general fund; and (2) the amount of the salary paid by the state to the magistrates; during the previous fiscal year. Establishes a unified circuit court for Clark County on January 1, 2011, by combining the current judge of the Clark circuit court and the three judges of the Clark superior courts into a unified circuit court with four judges. Specifies that the Clark superior court judges serving on December 31, 2010, serve as judges of the unified Clark circuit court. Transfers all cases and other matters pending in the Clark superior courts at the close of business on December 31, 2010, to the Clark circuit court on January 1, 2011. Repeals provisions concerning the establishment and operation of the Clark superior courts.
Current Status:
 In Committee - 2nd House
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