1999

 

 

 

SENATE BILL 99-116

 

BY SENATORS Grampsas, Feeley, Anderson, Andrews, Blickensderfer, Congrove, Dyer, Epps, Evans, Hernandez, Hillman, Linkhart, Musgrave, Nichol, Owen, Perlmutter, Powers, Reeves, Rupert, Tanner, Tebedo, Teck, Wattenberg, Weddig, and Wham;

also REPRESENTATIVES Pfiffner, Windels, Witwer, Fairbank, Gotlieb, Hoppe, Kaufman, Keller, Lee, Mace, McKay, Miller, Paschall, Ragsdale, Scott, Spence, Stengel, Tool, Veiga, S. Williams, Young, and Zimmerman.

Concerning an increase in the number of district judges in the first judicial district, and making an appropriation therefor.

 

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Colorado:

 

SECTION 1.  13-5-102 (2), Colorado Revised Statutes, is amended to read:

13-5-102.  First district. (2)  The number of judges for the first judicial district shall be nine ten.

SECTION 2.  Appropriation - adjustment in 1999 long bill. (1)  In addition to any other appropriation, there is hereby appropriated, out of any moneys in the general fund not otherwise appropriated, to the state judicial department, for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1999, the sum of three hundred forty-two thousand five hundred fifteen dollars ($342,515) and 5.0 FTE, or so much thereof as may be necessary, for the implementation of this act. Of said amount, two hundred ninety-five thousand seven hundred forty-four dollars ($295,744) and 4.0 FTE is for allocation to trial courts, and forty-six thousand seven hundred seventy-one dollars ($46,771) and 1.0 FTE is for allocation to the public defender.

(2)  For the implementation of this act, appropriations made in the annual general appropriations act for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1999, shall be adjusted as follows:

(a)  The general fund appropriation to the capital construction fund outlined in section 3 (1) (f) is reduced by three hundred forty-two thousand five hundred fifteen dollars ($342,515).

(b)  The capital construction fund exempt appropriation to the department of transportation, construction projects, is reduced by three hundred forty-two thousand five hundred fifteen dollars ($342,515).

SECTION 3.  Effective date. This act shall take effect July 1, 1999.

SECTION 4.  Safety clause. The general assembly hereby finds, determines, and declares that this act is necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, and safety.

 

 

 

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Ray Powers Russell George

PRESIDENT OF SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE

THE SENATE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

 

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Patricia K. Dicks Judith M. Rodrigue

SECRETARY OF CHIEF CLERK OF THE HOUSE

THE SENATE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

APPROVED________________________________________

 

 

 

 

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Bill Owens

GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF COLORADO