Bill Status of SB1635 94th General Assembly
Short Description: ASSOCIATE JUDGES-RETIRED JUDGE
Sen. Dave Syverson - J. Bradley Burzynski
| 1/9/2007||Senate||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Associate Judges Act. Provides that the chief judge of any circuit may petition the Supreme Court to appoint temporary contractual judges. Provides that if the listed factors are met and there has been shown to be adequate local or State funding, then the Supreme Court may authorize the appointment of one or more temporary contractual judges to help with the backlog of cases. Provides that the temporary contractual judge appointments shall be made from persons who have previously served as associate judges and whose terms have expired. Excepts temporary contractual judges from the retirement age provisions. Amends the Pension Code. Exempts associate judges who have been appointed as temporary contractual judges from the suspension of their retirement annuity payments. Effective immediately.