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SB 41: "An Act relating to the number of superior court judges in the third judicial district; and providing for an effective date."

00                             SENATE BILL NO. 41                                                                          
01 "An Act relating to the number of superior court judges in the third judicial district;                                 
02 and providing for an effective date."                                                                                   
03 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA:                                                                
04    * Section 1. AS 22.10.120 is amended to read:                                                                      
05  Sec. 22.10.120. Number of judges. The superior court consists of 45 [43] judges, six                           
06 of whom shall be judges in the first judicial district, three of whom shall be judges in the                            
07 second judicial district, 28 [26] of whom shall be judges in the third judicial district, and eight                 
08 of whom shall be judges in the fourth judicial district. At the time of submitting the names of                         
09 nominees to the governor to fill a vacancy on the superior court bench, the judicial council                            
10 shall also designate the district in which the appointee is to reside and serve.                                        
11    * Sec. 2. This Act takes effect July 1, 2019.