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Chapter 211

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  211.351.  Juvenile officers, appointment — costs paid, how — grievance review committee of circuit, appointment, members. — 1.  The court or the family court administrator in circuits where a family court administrator has been appointed to act as the appointing authority under section 487.060 shall appoint a juvenile officer and other necessary juvenile court personnel to serve under the direction of the court in each county of the first and second class and the circuit judge in circuits comprised of third and fourth class counties:

  (1)  May appoint a juvenile officer and other necessary personnel to serve the judicial circuit; or

  (2)  Circuit judges of any two or more adjoining circuits may by agreement, confirmed by judicial order, appoint a juvenile officer and other necessary personnel to serve their respective judicial circuits and, in such a case, the juvenile officers and other persons appointed shall serve under the joint direction of the judges so agreeing.

  2.  The presiding judge of the circuit shall ensure that any case in the family court or juvenile court division in which a juvenile officer is a participant is not heard by a judge who is the appointing authority for the juvenile officer or other necessary juvenile employees.

  3.  In the event a juvenile officer and other juvenile court personnel are appointed to serve as provided in subdivisions (1) and (2) of subsection 1 of this section, the total cost to the counties for the compensation of these persons shall be prorated among the several counties and upon a ratio to be determined by a comparison of the respective populations of the counties.

  4.  In each judicial circuit, a grievance review committee shall be appointed by the circuit court en banc to serve as final administrative authority of a grievance regarding personnel policy or action that negatively affects an employee of the family court and/or juvenile court who is not governed by the Missouri circuit court personnel system.  The grievance review committee may be comprised of either the circuit court en banc, a committee of not less than three circuit or associate circuit judges, or other body established by local court rule.


(L. 1957 p. 642 § 211.340, A.L. 1995 H.B. 174, et al., A.L. 2017 S.B. 160)

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