CERTIFICATION OF ENROLLMENT
HOUSE BILL 2082
1991 Regular Session
Passed by the House March 18, 1991
Yeas 97 Nays 0
Speaker of the
House of Representatives
Passed by the Senate April 12, 1991
Yeas 39 Nays 0
President of the Senate
Approved Place Style On Codes above, and Style Off Codes below.
Governor of the State of Washington
I, Alan Thompson, Chief Clerk of the House of Representatives of the State of Washington, do hereby certify that the attached is HOUSE BILL 2082 as passed by the House of Representatives and the Senate on the dates hereon set forth.
Secretary of State
State of Washington
HOUSE BILL 2082
Passed Legislature - 1991 Regular Session
State of Washington 52nd Legislature 1991 Regular Session
By Representative Appelwick.
Read first time February 21, 1991. Referred to Committee on Judiciary.
AN ACT Relating to district courts; and amending RCW 3.34.060 and 3.34.100.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON:
Sec. 1. RCW 3.34.060 and 1989 c 227 s 4 are each amended to read as follows:
To be eligible to file a declaration of candidacy for and to serve as a district court judge, a person must:
(1) Be a registered voter of the district court district and electoral district, if any; and
(2) Be either:
(a) A lawyer admitted to practice law in the state of Washington; or
(b) A person who has been elected and has served as a justice of the peace, district judge, municipal judge, or police judge in Washington; or
those districts having a population of less than ((
thousand persons, a person who has taken and passed the qualifying examination
for the office of district judge as shall be provided by rule of the supreme
Sec. 2. RCW 3.34.100 and 1984 c 258 s 16 are each amended to read as follows:
district judge dies, resigns, is convicted of a felony, ceases to reside in the
district, fails to serve for any reason except temporary disability, or if his
or her term of office is terminated in any other manner, the office shall be
deemed vacant. The county legislative authority shall fill all vacancies by
appointment and the judge thus appointed shall hold office until the next
general election and until a successor is elected and qualified. District judges
shall be granted ((
sick)) leave from their positions due to illness
or injury in the same manner as sick leave is provided to other