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HB 1491 - Amendments Concerning Courts and Court Officers - Key Vote

Indiana Key Votes

Mike Delph voted Yea (Conference Report Vote) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -

Title: Amendments Concerning Courts and Court Officers

Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (32-18) - (Key vote)

Title: St. Joseph Superior Court Judges

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that requires St. Joseph County Superior Court judges be determined through nonpartisan elections.

Highlights:
-Mandates that a candidate for judge of the St. Joseph superior court may not accept contributions to pay expenses connected with a candidate's candidacy from any political party, or contributions that total more than $500 from one individual, $1,000 from two or more individuals associated with one law firm, or $10,000 from all sources (Sec. 1). -Defines the court of appeals as consisting of eighteen judges who serve for the hearing and decision of causes in six geographic districts (Sec. 2). -Defines the superior court as consisting of eight judges who shall be elected in nonpartisan elections every six years in St. Joseph County (Sec. 5).
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (68-22) - (Key vote)

Title: St. Joseph Superior Court Judges

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that would change the appointment process of St. Joseph County Superior Court judges from governor appointment to nonpartisan election.

Highlights:
-Outlines contribution limits for St. Joseph superior court judge candidates (Sec.1). -Expands the court of appeals from 15 to 18 judges (Sec.2). -Creates a sixth judicial district, constituting the entirety of the state (Sec.3). -Mandates that St. Joseph superior court judges shall be elected by nonpartisan elections every 6 years (Sec.5) -Outlines requirements in order to be a candidate for St. Joseph superior court judge (Sec. 6).
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (35-15) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (88-3) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: St. Joseph Superior Court Judges

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