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AP XVI, Sec. 2 Definitions

Baldwin's Kentucky Revised Statutes AnnotatedAdministrative Procedures of the Court of Justice

Baldwin's Kentucky Revised Statutes Annotated
Administrative Procedures of the Court of Justice
Part XVI. Circuit Court Clerks Conduct Commission
Administrative Procedures, AP XVI, Sec. 2
AP XVI, Sec. 2 Definitions
For the purpose of these rules, unless the context or subject matter otherwise requires:
(1) “AOC” means the Administrative Office of the Courts.
(2) “Chairperson” and “Vice Chairperson” refer to members of the Circuit Court Clerks Conduct Commission who have been elected to these offices by vote of the Commission. Whenever used herein, the word “Chairperson” shall include, in the absence of the Chairperson, the Vice Chairperson or other member acting as Chairperson.
(3) “Chief Justice” means the Chief Justice of the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
(4) “Clerk” means anyone currently serving in the position of Circuit Court Clerk for the Commonwealth of Kentucky, whether elected or appointed, and whether serving in a permanent or temporary capacity.
(5) “Commission” means the Circuit Court Clerks Conduct Commission.
(6) “Complainant” means an individual, organization, or entity who has communicated to the Circuit Court Clerks Conduct Commission a complaint against a clerk.
(7) “Complaint” means a written statement from an individual, organization, or entity, to the Circuit Court Clerks Conduct Commission, alleging facts that might constitute official misconduct or otherwise improper conduct as identified in Section 6, pursuant to Kentucky's constitution, statutes, rules, and administrative procedures.
(8) “Disciplinary actions” means actions intended to be punitive in nature. Disciplinary actions shall consist of those sanctions and penalties set out in Section 6(1).
(9) “Final disposition” of an investigation conducted pursuant to these rules means all final disciplinary action(s) taken and/or remedial measure(s) imposed by the Chief Justice after reviewing the Commission's findings and recommendations.
(10) “Remedial measures” means actions intended to be corrective in nature and to serve, where relevant and appropriate under the circumstances, as alternatives or in addition to those disciplinary actions set out in Section 6(1). Remedial measures may include, but shall be not be limited to, those measures set out in Section 6(2).
(11) “Secretary” refers to a member of the Circuit Court Clerks Conduct Commission who has been elected to this office by vote of the Commission.
(12) “Special Investigator” means an investigator designated by the Circuit Court Clerks Conduct Commission to assist it in the investigation of a complaint against a clerk, and to take any other action related thereto which the Commission may direct.
(13) “Supreme Court” means the Supreme Court of Kentucky.

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HISTORY: Amended by Order 2015-18, eff. 9-30-15; prior amendments eff. 7-28-14 (Order 2014-14); adopted by Order 2013-01, eff. 1-1-13
Administrative Procedures, AP XVI, Sec. 2, KY ST ADMIN P AP XVI, Sec. 2
Current with amendments received through February 1, 2019
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