House Engrossed Senate Bill
State of Arizona
First Regular Session
SENATE BILL 1472
amending title 19, chapter 1, article 3, Arizona Revised Statutes, by adding section 19-124.01; relating to publicity pamphlets.
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Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Arizona:
Section 1. Title 19, chapter 1, article 3, Arizona Revised Statutes, is amended by adding section 19-124.01, to read:
19-124.01. Judicial information
Not later than sixty days preceding the regular primary election, the commission on judicial performance review shall prepare and file with the secretary of state the following information relating to justices of the supreme court and judges of the court of appeals for publication electronically:
1. Biographical information on each justice or judge, including length of time serving in a judicial capacity and educational background. This information shall not exceed three hundred words in length.
2. A listing of published decisions in which the justice or judge declared a statute constitutional or unconstitutional and the provision of the constitution relied upon.
Sec. 2. Legislative intent
The legislature intends by this act to provide voters with more information on justices and appellate court judges than is normally available through the retention elections process.
APPROVED BY THE GOVERNOR APRIL 26, 2011.
FILED IN THE OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE APRIL 26, 2011.