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20-2917. Eligibility to nominate or cast ballots for district judicial nominating commission; transmission of roster to secretary of state; open record. (a) Only attorneys licensed to practice law in Kansas and residing in the judicial district on or before the 15th day of November preceding the election of a lawyer member of the district judicial nominating commission, and for whom the roster of attorneys licensed to practice law in Kansas contains the information enumerated in K.S.A. 2016 Supp. 25-2309(b)(1) through (5), and amendments thereto, shall be entitled to make nominations or receive and cast ballots in such elections.

(b) On or before the 20th day of November preceding the election of a lawyer member of the district judicial nominating commission, the clerk of the supreme court shall transmit a certified copy of the roster of attorneys licensed to practice law in Kansas to the secretary of state. Such certified copy shall include the information enumerated in K.S.A. 2016 Supp. 25-2309(b)(1) through (5), and amendments thereto, for each person listed on the roster and having a residential address within the judicial district as of the preceding 15th day of November. The certified copy of the roster shall be transmitted in a format prescribed by the secretary of state. Upon receipt of such certified roster, the secretary of state shall append thereto the unique voter identification number for each person listed on the roster having such a number, as contained in the centralized voter registration database described in K.S.A. 2016 Supp. 25-2304, and amendments thereto.

(c) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the names, residential addresses, dates of birth, unique voter identification numbers and dates of licensure to practice law in Kansas of all persons listed on the certified roster of attorneys licensed to practice law in Kansas created pursuant to subsection (b), including the information as appended to the roster pursuant to subsection (b), shall be disclosed upon proper request submitted to the clerk of the supreme court or to the secretary of state pursuant to the open records act, K.S.A. 45-215 et seq., and amendments thereto.

History: L. 2016, ch. 93, § 8; July 1.



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