REPORT TITLE:
Circuit Court Judges


DESCRIPTION:
Increases the number of circuit court judges in the fifth circuit
by one.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES                H.B. NO.           
TWENTIETH LEGISLATURE, 1999                                
STATE OF HAWAII                                            
                                                             
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                   A  BILL  FOR  AN  ACT

RELATING TO JUDGES FOR THE CIRCUIT COURT.



BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

 1      SECTION 1.  Section 603-4, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is
 
 2 amended to read as follows:
 
 3      "603-4 Other circuits, judges.  The circuit court of the
 
 4 fifth circuit shall consist of [one judge,] two judges, who shall
 
 5 be styled as first and second judge, respectively, and each as a
 
 6 judge of the circuit court of the fifth circuit.  The circuit
 
 7 court of the second circuit shall consist of three judges, who
 
 8 shall be styled as first, second, and third judge, respectively,
 
 9 and each as a judge of the circuit court of the second circuit.
 
10 The circuit court of the third circuit shall consist of three
 
11 judges, who shall be styled as first, second, and third judge,
 
12 respectively, and each as a judge of the circuit court of the
 
13 third circuit."
 
14      SECTION 2.  Statutory material to be repealed is bracketed.
 
15 New statutory material is underscored.
 
16      SECTION 3.  This Act shall take effect on July 1, 1999.
 
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18                               INTRODUCED BY: ___________________