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                         Laws of Minnesota 1984 

                        CHAPTER 379-S.F.No. 1350 
           An act relating to courts; providing for court of 
          appeal representation on the judicial board of 
          standards and certain advisory committees; amending 
          Minnesota Statutes 1982, sections 480.052; 480.059, 
          subdivision 2; and Minnesota Statutes 1983 Supplement, 
          section 490.15, subdivision 1. 
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 
    Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 1982, section 480.052, is 
amended to read: 
    480.052 [ADVISORY COMMITTEE.] 
    Before any rules are adopted the supreme court shall 
appoint an advisory committee consisting of eight members of the 
bar of the state and at least, one judge of the court of 
appeals, two judges of the district courts court, and one judge 
of a court exercising municipal court jurisdiction to assist the 
court in considering and preparing such rules as it may adopt.  
     Sec. 2.  Minnesota Statutes 1982, section 480.059, 
subdivision 2, is amended to read: 
    Subd. 2.  [ADVISORY COMMITTEE.] Before any such rules are 
adopted the supreme court shall appoint an advisory committee 
consisting of eight lawyers licensed to practice law in the 
state and at least, one judge of the court of appeals, two 
judges of the district court, and one judge of a court 
exercising municipal court jurisdiction to assist the court in 
considering and preparing such rules. 
     Sec. 3.  Minnesota Statutes 1983 Supplement, section 
490.15, subdivision 1, is amended to read: 
    Subdivision 1.  The board on judicial standards is 
established and consists of one judge of the court of appeals, 
one judge of the district court, one judge of a municipal court, 
one judge of county court, two lawyers who have practiced law in 
the state for ten years and four citizens who are not judges, 
retired judges or lawyers.  The executive secretary is appointed 
by the governor.  Commencing July 1, 1980, the board shall 
appoint the executive secretary.  All members shall be appointed 
by the governor with the advice and consent of the senate except 
that senate confirmation shall not be required for the judicial 
members.  No member shall serve more than two full four-year 
terms or their equivalent.  Membership terminates if a member 
ceases to hold the position that qualified him for appointment. 
    Approved April 11, 1984