Summary of the Introduced Bill

HJR 31 -- Appointment of Judges

Sponsor:  Lembke

Upon voter approval, this proposed constitutional amendment
repeals the nonpartisan selection of judges in Missouri.
Beginning January 1, 2009, judicial appointments for the Missouri
Supreme Court, courts of appeal, or office of circuit or
associate circuit judge in Jackson County, St. Louis County, or
the City of St. Louis will be made by the Governor with the
consent of the Senate.

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94th General Assembly, 1st Regular Session
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