FIRST REGULAR SESSION
HOUSE BILL NO. 602
94TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
INTRODUCED BY REPRESENTATIVES COOPER (155) (Sponsor), SCHAD, JONES (117), SELF AND POLLOCK (Co-sponsors).
Read 1st time January 25, 2007 and copies ordered printed.
D. ADAM CRUMBLISS, Chief Clerk
To repeal section 478.705, RSMo, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to circuit courts.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the state of Missouri, as follows:
Section A. Section 478.705, RSMo, is repealed and one new section enacted in lieu thereof, to be known as section 478.705, to read as follows:
478.705. 1. There shall be [two] three circuit judges in the twenty-sixth judicial circuit consisting of the counties of Camden, Laclede, Miller, Moniteau and Morgan. These judges shall sit in divisions numbered one [and] , two, and three.
2. The circuit judge in division two shall be elected in 1980. The circuit judge in division one shall be elected in 1982. The governor shall appoint a judge for division three and notwithstanding the provisions of section 105.030, RSMo, that judge shall serve until January 1, 2011. A judge for division three shall be elected in 2010.