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Judicial Conduct Commission

Authority: KRS 34.310
Status: Active
Term: 4 years
Description: The Governor appoints two members to the Judicial Conduct Commission. The Judicial Conduct Commission is the only entity authorized under the Kentucky Constitution to take disciplinary action against a sitting Kentucky judge. The Commission investigates and reviews complaints against judges and, when warranted, conducts hearings regarding the alleged misconduct where evidence is presented.
Composition: Governor appoints 2 members. 1 person from each of the 2 political parties of the Commonwealth having the largest number of registered voters. Members of the Commission to be selected/appointed from among the Judges of the Court of Appeals, Circuit Judges, District Judges and the governing body of the Bar shall be selected/appointed according to rules promulgated by the Supreme Court.
Compensation: $60.00 per day and expenses
Number of Members: 2
Needs Senate Confirmation: No
Address:
          P. O. Box 21868
          Lexington, KY
County: Fayette
Website: http://courts.ky.gov/commissionscommittees/JCC/Pages/default.aspx
Phone: (859) 233-4128
Fax: (859) 233-4128

Members

NameAppointedTerm ExpiresPositionCounty
Noftsger, Michael A.6/10/20161/1/2020MemberPulaski
Cook, Betty Barnes10/2/20181/1/2020MemberPulaski
Tharpe, Don Irvin10/15/20181/1/2020MemberJessamine

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