00 Enrolled HB 298 01 Relating to the number of superior court judges in the first judicial district; and providing for 02 an effective date. 03 _______________ 04 * Section 1. AS 22.10.120 is amended to read: 05 Sec. 22.10.120. Number of judges. The superior court consists of 43  06 judges, six [FIVE] of whom shall be judges in the first judicial district, three of whom 07 shall be judges in the second judicial district, 26 of whom shall be judges in the third 08 judicial district, and eight of whom shall be judges in the fourth judicial district. At the 09 time of submitting the names of nominees to the governor to fill a vacancy on the 10 superior court bench, the judicial council shall also designate the district in which the 11 appointee is to reside and serve. 12 * Sec. 2. This Act takes effect July 1, 2018.