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House Bill 1271


House Bill 1271

ARCHIVE (2012)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


New judicial officers. Allows the judge of the Allen circuit court to appoint a second full-time magistrate. Repeals the judge's authority to appoint a hearing officer: (1) who has the powers of a magistrate; and (2) whose salary is paid by Allen County. Adds a third judge to the Bartholomew superior court as of January 1, 2015. Allows the judges of the Hamilton superior court to jointly appoint a third full-time magistrate. Allows the judges of the Hendricks circuit court and Hendricks superior court to jointly appoint two full-time magistrates. Adds a fourth judge to the Johnson superior court as of January 1, 2015. Allows the judge of the Marion circuit court to appoint one full-time magistrate. Adds a second judge to the Owen circuit court and establishes a unified circuit court in Owen County with two judges as of January 1, 2015. (The introduced version of this bill was prepared by the commission on courts.)
Current Status:
 In Committee - first House
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