Session of 1998
HOUSE BILL No. 2960
By Committee on Federal and State Affairs
AN ACT concerning district court judges;
amending K.S.A. 1997 Supp.
10 46-234 and repealing
the existing section.
12 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the
State of Kansas:
13 New Section 1. (a)
There is hereby created in the third judicial dis-
14 trict two additional district judge
positions hereby designated as division
15 15 and 16. The additional district judges
shall be selected and take office
16 in the manner prescribed by subsection (b)
of K.S.A. 20-2913, and
17 amendments thereto.
18 (b) Any additional
district judge position created by this section shall
19 be considered a position created by the
supreme court and not a civil
20 appointment to a state office pursuant to
K.S.A. 46-234, and amendments
22 Sec. 2. K.S.A. 1997
Supp. 46-234 is hereby amended to read as fol-
23 lows: 46-234. No elected state officer
shall within one year after the ex-
24 piration of such officer's last term
receive any civil appointment to a state
25 office which was created by law during the
last term for which such person
26 had been elected, and all such appointments
shall be void. Upon resig-
27 nation by an elected state officer, such
person may be appointed to any
28 elective state office to fill a vacancy. As
used in this section, the term ``civil
29 appointment to a state office'' shall not
include an additional district judge
30 position created by section 1 or
K.S.A. 20-355, and amendments thereto.
31 Sec. 3. K.S.A. 1997
Supp. 46-234 is hereby repealed.
32 Sec. 4. This act
shall take effect and be in force from and after its
33 publication in the statute book.