Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Circuit Courts Act. Provides that every circuit court judge shall announce that a person can file a complaint against him or her, prior to calling the first case of the day, and that a person can pick up a form with instructions on filing a complaint from the clerk. Provides that the clerk of the circuit court shall make available instructions for the filing of a complaint against a judge with the Judicial Inquiry Board. Provides that the clerk shall post within each courtroom a notice that a person may file a complaint against the judge and that instructions for filing a complaint may be obtained from the clerk.
House Committee Amendment No. 2 Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Circuit Courts Act. Provides that the clerk shall post in the common areas of the courthouse a notice that a person may file a complaint against the judge that includes contact information for the Judicial Inquiry Board. Provides that the Judicial Inquiry Board shall develop a uniform statewide notice and provide the format of the notice to each clerk.