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20-2905.Same; nonlawyer members; numbers; qualifications; appointments; certification. (a) The appointments of nonlawyer members of a district judicial nominating commission shall be made as follows:

(1) In a judicial district consisting of a single county, each member of the board of county commissioners of such county shall appoint one nonlawyer to serve as a member of the nominating commission.

(2) In a judicial district consisting of two counties, the board of county commissioners of each such county shall appoint two nonlawyers to serve as members of the nominating commission.

(3) In a judicial district consisting of three or more counties, the board of county commissioners of each such county shall appoint one nonlawyer to serve as a member of the nominating commission.

Each nonlawyer member of the nominating commission shall be a qualified elector of the county from which such member is appointed.

(b) All appointments of nonlawyers to serve as members of the first district judicial nominating commission of a judicial district shall be made and certified to the clerk of the supreme court on or before February 15 of the year following the general election at which the nonpartisan selection of judges of the district court is approved. Thereafter, all appointments of nonlawyers to serve for full terms on the commission shall be made and certified to the clerk of the supreme court on or before February 15 of the year in which such terms of office commence.

History: L. 1974, ch. 137, § 5; L. 1976, ch. 145, § 99; L. 2003, ch. 99, § 12; July 1.



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