AN ACT TO ADD ONE DISTRICT COURT JUDGE TO DISTRICT 23 AND TO MANDATE THAT OF THE FIVE DISTRICT COURT JUDGE POSITIONS IN DISTRICT 23, ONE JUDGE SHALL RESIDE IN ASHE COUNTY, ONE IN YADKIN COUNTY, AND THREE IN WILKES COUNTY, AND TO APPROPRIATE FUNDS.
Amends GS 7A-133, increasing the number of district court judges in District 23 (Alleghany, Ashe and Wilkes counties) from four to five. Requires that of those five judges, one must reside in Ashe County, one must reside in Yadkin County, and three must reside in Wilkes County. Effective January 1, 2021.
Appropriates from the General Fund to the Administrative Office of the Courts $109,223 for 2020-21 and $198,588 for 2021-22. Effective July 1, 2020.