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New 23rd Judicial District Judges

Submitting to the registered electors of the state of Colorado an amendment to the Colorado constitution concerning judges of the newly created twenty-third judicial district, and, in connection therewith, directing the governor to designate judges from the eighteenth judicial district to serve the remainder of their terms in the twenty-third judicial district and requiring a judge so designated to establish residency within the twenty-third judicial district.
2022 Regular Session
Courts & Judicial
Bill Summary

Pursuant to House Bill 20-1026, effective January 7, 2025, the counties of Douglas, Elbert, and Lincoln will move from the eighteenth judicial district to a newly created twenty-third judicial district. Under the state constitution, district judges serve the term to which they were elected but may serve in another judicial district if the other district encompasses the county of the judge's residence. Under this measure, by November 30, 2024, the governor would designate judges serving in the eighteenth judicial district to serve the remainder of their terms in the twenty-third judicial district. All judges so designated shall establish residency in the twenty-third judicial district by January 7, 2025.

(Note: This summary applies to this concurrent resolution as adopted.)




Bill Text

  • All Versions (7 )
    Date Bill Type Documents
    05/16/2022 Signed Act PDF
    05/16/2022 Final Act PDF
    04/26/2022 Rerevised PDF
    04/25/2022 Revised PDF
    04/18/2022 Reengrossed PDF
    04/14/2022 Engrossed PDF
    04/07/2022 Introduced PDF

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