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705 ILCS 35/37

    (705 ILCS 35/37)
    Sec. 37. Currently serving circuit judges. Nothing in this amendatory Act of the 102nd General Assembly shall affect the tenure of any circuit judge serving on the effective date of this amendatory Act. No circuit judge serving on the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 102nd General Assembly shall be required to change his or her residency in order to continue serving in office or to seek retention in office. Any circuit judge elected to that office prior to the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 102nd General Assembly who files to run for retention after the effective date of this amendatory Act shall have the right to seek retention in the circuit the judge was elected from or to seek retention in the circuit created by this amendatory Act. The Secretary of State, not less than 63 days before the election, shall certify the judge's candidacy to the proper election officials.
(Source: P.A. 102-380, eff. 8-13-21.)