Chapter 141: SALARIES OF STATE OFFICERS

141.01 Salaries of elective state executive officers - limit on other salaries - exceptions.

Except as provided in section 141.011 of the Revised Code, the annual salaries of the elective executive officers of the state are as follows:

(A) Governor, one hundred twenty-two thousand eight hundred twelve dollars;

(B) Lieutenant governor, sixty-four thousand three hundred seventy-five dollars;

(C) Secretary of state, ninety thousand seven hundred twenty-five dollars;

(D) Auditor of state, ninety thousand seven hundred twenty-five dollars;

(E) Treasurer of state, ninety thousand seven hundred twenty-five dollars;

(F) Attorney general, ninety thousand seven hundred twenty-five dollars.

These salaries shall be paid according to the schedule established in division (B) of section 124.15 of the Revised Code. Upon the death of an elected executive officer of the state listed in divisions (A) to (F) of this section during the officer's term of office, an amount shall be paid in accordance with section 2113.04 of the Revised Code, or to the officer's estate. The amount shall equal the amount of the salary that the officer would have received during the remainder of the officer's unexpired term or an amount equal to the salary of the office held for two years, whichever is less.

Unless a higher salary is explicitly established by statute, no officer or employee elected or appointed, and no officer or employee of any state agency or state-assisted institution except a state institution of higher education or the Ohio board of regents for the positions of chancellor and vice chancellor for health affairs, shall be paid as an officer or employee, whether from appropriated or nonappropriated funds, a total salary that exceeds fifty-five thousand dollars per calendar year. This paragraph does not apply to the salaries of individuals holding or appointed to endowed academic chairs or endowed academic professorships at a state-supported institution of higher education or to the salaries of individuals paid under schedule C of section 124.15 or under schedule E-2 of section 124.152 of the Revised Code.

Cite as R.C. § 141.01

Effective Date: 12-08-2000

141.011 Annual salaries of elective officers beginning in 2001.

Beginning in calendar year 2001, the annual salaries of the elective officers of the state shall be as follows rather than as prescribed by divisions (A) to (F) of section 141.01 of the Revised Code:

(A)

(1) In calendar year 2001 the annual salary of the governor shall be one hundred twenty-six thousand four hundred ninety-seven dollars.

(2) In calendar years 2002 through 2006 the annual salary of the governor shall be one hundred thirty thousand two hundred ninety-two dollars.

(3) In calendar year 2007 the annual salary of the governor shall be the annual salary in 2006 increased by each of the following percentages in succession:

(a) The lesser of three per cent or the percentage increase, if any, in the consumer price index from October 1, 2001, to September 30, 2002, rounded to the nearest one-tenth of one per cent;

(b) The lesser of three per cent or the percentage increase, if any, in the consumer price index from October 1, 2002, to September 30, 2003, rounded to the nearest one-tenth of one per cent;

(c) The lesser of three per cent or the percentage increase, if any, in the consumer price index from October 1, 2003, to September 30, 2004, rounded to the nearest one-tenth of one per cent;

(d) The lesser of three per cent or the percentage increase, if any, in the consumer price index from October 1, 2004, to September 30, 2005, rounded to the nearest one-tenth of one per cent;

(e) The lesser of three per cent or the percentage increase, if any, in the consumer price index from October 1, 2005, to September 30, 2006, rounded to the nearest one-tenth of one per cent.

(4) In calendar year 2008 and thereafter, the annual salary of the governor shall be the annual salary in 2007 increased by the lesser of the following:

(a) Three per cent;

(b) The percentage increase, if any, in the consumer price index from October 1, 2006, to September 30, 2007, rounded to the nearest one-tenth of one per cent.

(B)

(1) In calendar year 2001 the annual salary of the lieutenant governor shall be sixty-six thousand three hundred six dollars.

(2) In calendar years 2002 through 2006 the annual salary of the lieutenant governor shall be sixty-eight thousand two hundred ninety-five dollars.

(3) In calendar year 2007 the annual salary of the lieutenant governor shall be the annual salary in 2006 increased by each of the following percentages in succession:

(a) The lesser of three per cent or the percentage increase, if any, in the consumer price index from October 1, 2001, to September 30, 2002, rounded to the nearest one-tenth of one per cent;

(b) The lesser of three per cent or the percentage increase, if any, in the consumer price index from October 1, 2002, to September 30, 2003, rounded to the nearest one-tenth of one per cent;

(c) The lesser of three per cent or the percentage increase, if any, in the consumer price index from October 1, 2003, to September 30, 2004, rounded to the nearest one-tenth of one per cent;

(d) The lesser of three per cent or the percentage increase, if any, in the consumer price index from October 1, 2004, to September 30, 2005, rounded to the nearest one-tenth of one per cent;

(e) The lesser of three per cent or the percentage increase, if any, in the consumer price index from October 1, 2005, to September 30, 2006, rounded to the nearest one-tenth of one per cent.

(4) In calendar year 2008 and thereafter, the annual salary of the lieutenant governor shall be the annual salary in 2007 increased by the lesser of the following:

(a) Three per cent;

(b) The percentage increase, if any, in the consumer price index from October 1, 2006 to September 30, 2007, rounded to the nearest one-tenth of one per cent.

If the governor appoints the lieutenant governor as an administrative department head, the lieutenant governor may accept the salary for that office while serving as its head in lieu of the salary for the office of lieutenant governor.

(C)

(1) In calendar year 2001 the annual salary of the secretary of state, auditor of state, treasurer of state, and attorney general shall be ninety-three thousand four hundred forty-seven dollars.

(2) In calendar year 2002 the annual salary of the secretary of state, auditor of state, treasurer of state, and attorney general shall be ninety-six thousand two hundred fifty dollars.

(3) In each calendar year from 2003 through 2008, the annual salary of the secretary of state, auditor of state, treasurer of state, and attorney general shall be increased by the lesser of the following:

(a) Three per cent;

(b) The percentage increase, if any, in the consumer price index over the twelve-month period that ends on the thirtieth day of September of the immediately preceding year, rounded to the nearest one-tenth of one per cent.

(D) Upon the death of an elected executive officer of the state listed in divisions (A) to (F) of section 141.01 of the Revised Code during that person's term of office, an amount shall be paid in accordance with section 2113.04 of the Revised Code, or to that person's estate. The amount shall equal the amount of the salary that the officer would have received during the remainder of the officer's unexpired term or an amount equal to the salary of that person's office for two years, whichever is less.

(E) As used in this section, "consumer price index" has the same meaning as in section 101.27 of the Revised Code.

Cite as R.C. § 141.011

Effective Date: 12-08-2000; 06-30-2005

141.02 Pay of adjutant general, assistants, and quartermaster.

(A) The salaries of the adjutant general, the assistant adjutant general for army, the assistant adjutant general for air, and the assistant quartermaster general shall be paid according to divisions (B) and (H) of section 124.15 of the Revised Code.

(B) The adjutant general, the assistant adjutant general for army, the assistant adjutant general for air, and the assistant quartermaster general shall receive the basic allowances for quarters and for subsistence of their rank according to the pay at the time prescribed for the armed forces of the United States, except that the assistant adjutant general for air shall not receive flying pay. The adjutant general shall not receive any flying pay, even if the adjutant general is an officer in the air national guard.

(C) The adjutant general, assistant adjutant general for army, and the assistant adjutant general for air may take a leave of absence from their respective positions without loss of pay for the time they are performing service in the uniformed service as required by their federally recognized officer status. These positions shall not accrue leave as other permanent state employees do but shall accrue leave and record usage of leave as if these positions were those of the administrative department heads listed in section 121.03 of the Revised Code.

(D) If the assistant quartermaster general is a federally recognized officer, the assistant quartermaster general may take a leave of absence from the position without loss of pay for the time the assistant quartermaster general is performing service in the uniformed service as required by the person's federally recognized officer status and the assistant quartermaster general shall not accrue leave as other permanent state employees do but shall accrue leave and record usage of leave as if the assistant quartermaster general were an administrative department head listed in section 121.03 of the Revised Code. If the assistant quartermaster general is not a federally recognized officer, the assistant quartermaster general shall accrue leave as other permanent state employees do.

(E) Notwithstanding Chapter 102. of the Revised Code and any other provision of law, the adjutant general, assistant adjutant general for army, assistant adjutant general for air, and assistant quartermaster general may retain, in addition to any state compensation, any federal pay, allowances, and compensation received because of any federally recognized officer status.

Cite as R.C. § 141.02

Amended by 128th General AssemblyFile No.54, HB 449, §1, eff. 9/17/2010.

Effective Date: 09-18-1997

141.03 [Repealed].

Cite as R.C. § 141.03

Effective Date: 05-17-1967

141.031 [Repealed].

Cite as R.C. § 141.031

Effective Date: 03-18-1965

141.032 [Repealed].

Cite as R.C. § 141.032

Effective Date: 07-22-1965

141.04 Compensation of judges by state.

(A) The annual salaries of the chief justice of the supreme court and of the justices and judges named in this section payable from the state treasury are as follows, rounded to the nearest fifty dollars:

(1) For the chief justice of the supreme court, the following amounts effective in the following years:

(a) Beginning January 1, 2000, one hundred twenty-four thousand nine hundred dollars;

(b) Beginning January 1, 2001, one hundred twenty-eight thousand six hundred fifty dollars;

(c) After 2001, the amount determined under division (E)(1) of this section.

(2) For the justices of the supreme court, the following amounts effective in the following years:

(a) Beginning January 1, 2000, one hundred seventeen thousand two hundred fifty dollars;

(b) Beginning January 1, 2001, one hundred twenty thousand seven hundred fifty dollars;

(c) After 2001, the amount determined under division (E)(1) of this section.

(3) For the judges of the courts of appeals, the following amounts effective in the following years:

(a) Beginning January 1, 2000, one hundred nine thousand two hundred fifty dollars;

(b) Beginning January 1, 2001, one hundred twelve thousand five hundred fifty dollars;

(c) After 2001, the amount determined under division (E)(1) of this section.

(4) For the judges of the courts of common pleas, the following amounts effective in the following years:

(a) Beginning January 1, 2000, one hundred thousand five hundred dollars, reduced by an amount equal to the annual compensation paid to that judge from the county treasury pursuant to section 141.05 of the Revised Code;

(b) Beginning January 1, 2001, one hundred three thousand five hundred dollars, reduced by an amount equal to the annual compensation paid to that judge from the county treasury pursuant to section 141.05 of the Revised Code;

(c) After 2001, the aggregate annual salary amount determined under division (E)(2) of this section reduced by an amount equal to the annual compensation paid to that judge from the county treasury pursuant to section 141.05 of the Revised Code.

(5) For the full-time judges of a municipal court or the part-time judges of a municipal court of a territory having a population of more than fifty thousand, the following amounts effective in the following years, which amounts shall be in addition to all amounts received pursuant to divisions (B)(1)(a) and (2) of section 1901.11 of the Revised Code from municipal corporations and counties:

(a) Beginning January 1, 2000, thirty-two thousand six hundred fifty dollars;

(b) Beginning January 1, 2001, thirty-five thousand five hundred dollars;

(c) After 2001, the amount determined under division (E)(3) of this section.

(6) For judges of a municipal court designated as part-time judges by section 1901.08 of the Revised Code, other than part-time judges to whom division (A)(5) of this section applies, and for judges of a county court, the following amounts effective in the following years, which amounts shall be in addition to any amounts received pursuant to division (A) of section 1901.11 of the Revised Code from municipal corporations and counties or pursuant to division (A) of section 1907.16 of the Revised Code from counties:

(a) Beginning January 1, 2000, eighteen thousand eight hundred dollars;

(b) Beginning January 1, 2001, twenty thousand four hundred fifty dollars;

(c) After 2001, the amount determined under division (E)(4) of this section.

(B) Except as provided in sections 1901.122 and 1901.123 of the Revised Code, except as otherwise provided in this division, and except for the compensation to which the judges described in division (A)(5) of this section are entitled pursuant to divisions (B)(1)(a) and (2) of section 1901.11 of the Revised Code, the annual salary of the chief justice of the supreme court and of each justice or judge listed in division (A) of this section shall be paid in equal monthly installments from the state treasury. If the chief justice of the supreme court or any justice or judge listed in division (A)(2), (3), or (4) of this section delivers a written request to be paid biweekly to the administrative director of the supreme court prior to the first day of January of any year, the annual salary of the chief justice or the justice or judge that is listed in division (A)(2), (3), or (4) of this section shall be paid, during the year immediately following the year in which the request is delivered to the administrative director of the supreme court, biweekly from the state treasury.

(C) Upon the death of the chief justice or a justice of the supreme court during that person's term of office, an amount shall be paid in accordance with section 2113.04 of the Revised Code, or to that person's estate. The amount shall equal the amount of the salary that the chief justice or justice would have received during the remainder of the unexpired term or an amount equal to the salary of office for two years, whichever is less.

(D) Neither the chief justice of the supreme court nor any justice or judge of the supreme court, the court of appeals, the court of common pleas, or the probate court shall hold any other office of trust or profit under the authority of this state or the United States.

(E)

(1) Each year from 2002 through 2008, the annual salaries of the chief justice of the supreme court and of the justices and judges named in divisions (A)(2) and (3) of this section shall be increased by an amount equal to the adjustment percentage for that year multiplied by the compensation paid the preceding year pursuant to division (A)(1), (2), or (3) of this section.

(2) Each year from 2002 through 2008, the aggregate annual salary payable under division (A)(4) of this section to the judges named in that division shall be increased by an amount equal to the adjustment percentage for that year multiplied by the aggregate compensation paid the preceding year pursuant to division (A)(4) of this section and section 141.05 of the Revised Code.

(3) Each year from 2002 through 2008, the salary payable from the state treasury under division (A)(5) of this section to the judges named in that division shall be increased by an amount equal to the adjustment percentage for that year multiplied by the aggregate compensation paid the preceding year pursuant to division (A)(5) of this section and division (B)(1)(a) of section 1901.11 of the Revised Code.

(4) Each year from 2002 through 2008, the salary payable from the state treasury under division (A)(6) of this section to the judges named in that division shall be increased by an amount equal to the adjustment percentage for that year multiplied by the aggregate compensation paid the preceding year pursuant to division (A)(6) of this section and division (A) of section 1901.11 of the Revised Code from municipal corporations and counties or division (A) of section 1907.16 of the Revised Code from counties.

(F) In addition to the salaries payable pursuant to this section, the chief justice of the supreme court and the justices of the supreme court shall be entitled to a vehicle allowance of five hundred dollars per month, payable from the state treasury. The allowance shall be increased on the first day of January of each odd-numbered year by an amount equal to the percentage increase, if any, in the consumer price index for the immediately preceding twenty-four month period for which information is available.

(G) On or before the first day of December of each year, the Ohio supreme court, through its chief administrator, shall notify the administrative judge of the Montgomery county municipal court, the board of county commissioners of Montgomery county, and the treasurer of the state of the yearly salary cost of five part-time county court judges as of that date. If the total yearly salary costs of all of the judges of the Montgomery county municipal court as of the first day of December of that same year exceeds that amount, the administrative judge of the Montgomery county municipal court shall cause payment of the excess between those two amounts less any reduced amount paid for the health care costs of the Montgomery county municipal court judges in comparison to the health care costs of five part-time county court judges from the general special projects fund or the fund for a specific special project created pursuant to section 1901.26 of the Revised Code to the treasurer of Montgomery county and to the treasurer of the state in amounts proportional to the percentage of the salaries of the municipal court judges paid by the county and by the state.

(H) As used in this section:

(1) The "adjustment percentage" for a year is the lesser of the following:

(a) Three per cent;

(b) The percentage increase, if any, in the consumer price index over the twelve-month period that ends on the thirtieth day of September of the immediately preceding year, rounded to the nearest one-tenth of one per cent.

(2) "Consumer price index" has the same meaning as in section 101.27 of the Revised Code.

(3) "Salary" does not include any portion of the cost, premium, or charge for health, medical, hospital, dental, or surgical benefits, or any combination of those benefits, covering the chief justice of the supreme court or a justice or judge named in this section and paid on the chief justice's or the justice's or judge's behalf by a governmental entity.

Cite as R.C. § 141.04

Amended by 130th General Assembly File No. TBD, HB 261, §1, eff. 7/10/2014.

Amended by 128th General AssemblyFile No.37, HB 238, §1, eff. 9/8/2010.

Amended by 128th General AssemblyFile No.9, HB 1, §101.01, eff. 10/16/2009.

Effective Date: 12-08-2000; 06-30-2005

141.05 Compensation of judges by county.

Each judge of the court of common pleas and each judge of the probate court shall receive an annual compensation equal to eighteen cents per capita for the population of the county in which the judge resided when elected or appointed, as ascertained by the latest federal census of the United States. The annual compensation shall not be less than three thousand five hundred dollars nor more than fourteen thousand dollars and, except for any judge who, prior to the first day of January of any year, delivers a written request to be paid biweekly to both the auditor of the county in which the judge's court is located and the administrative director of the supreme court, shall be paid monthly from the treasury of the county upon the warrant of the county auditor. If a judge, prior to the first day of January of any year, delivers a written request to be paid biweekly to both the auditor of the county in which the judge's court is located and the administrative director of the supreme court, the compensation, during the year immediately following the year in which the request is delivered to both the auditor of the county and the administrative director of the supreme court, shall be paid to that judge biweekly from the treasury of the county upon the warrant of the county auditor.

As used in this section, "compensation" does not include any portion of the cost, premium, or charge for health, medical, hospital, dental, or surgical benefits, or any combination thereof, covering a judge of the court of common pleas or a judge of the probate court and paid on the judge's behalf by a governmental entity.

Cite as R.C. § 141.05

Effective Date: 07-01-1997

141.051 [Repealed].

Cite as R.C. § 141.051

Effective Date: 03-26-1971

141.052 [Repealed].

Cite as R.C. § 141.052

Effective Date: 06-10-1968

141.06 Compensation of assembly member appointed to supreme court.

A member of the current general assembly, or a person who was a member of the current or previous general assembly, who is appointed to fill the unexpired term of office of the chief justice or a justice of the supreme court or of any judge shall receive compensation for the balance of that unexpired term at the rate that was in effect for that office on the last day of the general assembly prior to the one during which the person was appointed.

Cite as R.C. § 141.06

Effective Date: 2007 HB155 12-21-2007

141.07 Compensation and expenses of judges holding court outside county of residence.

In addition to the annual salary and expenses provided for in sections 141.04 and 141.05 of the Revised Code, each judge of the probate court, and of the juvenile court, while holding court in a county in which the judge does not reside, by assignment of the chief justice of the supreme court under section 2101.37 , 2101.39 , or 2151.07 of the Revised Code, and each judge of the common pleas court while holding court in a county in which the judge does not reside, by assignment of the chief justice of the supreme court under section 2701.03 of the Revised Code, or without any assignment, shall receive the actual and necessary expenses that the judge incurred while so holding court in that county, to be paid from the treasury of that county upon the warrant of the county auditor. Each judge of the court of common pleas, of the probate court, and of the juvenile court, who is assigned by the chief justice by virtue of section 2503.04 of the Revised Code, each judge of the probate court who is assigned by the chief justice by virtue of sections 2101.37 and 2101.39 of the Revised Code, and each judge of the juvenile court who is assigned by the chief justice by virtue of section 2151.07 of the Revised Code, to aid in disposing of business of some county other than that in which the judge resides shall receive fifty dollars for each day of the assignment and the actual and necessary expenses that the judge incurred in holding court under the assignment, together with the judge's actual transportation expenses, to be paid from the treasury of the county to which the judge is so assigned upon the warrant of the auditor of that county.

Cite as R.C. § 141.07

Effective Date: 07-01-1997

141.08 Traveling expenses of chief justice.

The chief justice of the supreme court shall receive the actual and necessary expenses incurred while performing official duties under the law and the constitution in determining the disqualification or disability of any judge of the court of common pleas or of the court of appeals, to be paid from the state treasury upon the warrant of the director of budget and management.

Cite as R.C. § 141.08

Effective Date: 10-01-1953; 12-01-2006

141.09 [Repealed].

Cite as R.C. § 141.09

Effective Date: 10-16-1980

141.10 Expenses of judges of court of appeals holding court outside county of residence - compensation of assigned judges.

(A) In addition to the annual salary and expenses provided for in sections 141.04 and 2501.15 of the Revised Code, each judge of a court of appeals who holds court in a county in which the judge does not reside shall receive the judge's actual and necessary expenses incurred while so holding court. Those expenses shall be paid by the treasurer of state upon the warrant of the director of budget and management.

(B) In addition to the annual salary and expenses provided for in sections 141.04 and 2501.15 of the Revised Code, each judge of a court of appeals who is assigned by the chief justice of the supreme court to aid in disposing of business of a district other than that in which the judge is elected or appointed, shall receive fifty dollars per day for each day of the assignment. The per diem compensation shall be paid from the treasury of the county to which the judge is so assigned upon the warrant of the auditor of that county.

Cite as R.C. § 141.10

Effective Date: 06-13-1990; 12-01-2006

141.11 Expenses and compensation of appellate judges directed or assigned to sit with supreme court justices.

(A) A judge of a court of appeals who is directed or assigned to sit with the justices of the supreme court shall be paid all his actual and necessary expenses incurred while sitting or performing any duty incident to the sitting, including expenses incurred in going from his place of residence to the supreme court and in returning from the supreme court. Those expenses shall be paid from funds appropriated for the supreme court. The certificate of the judge of the court of appeals that services were so rendered and that the expenses were so incurred shall be approved by the chief justice of the supreme court or, in his absence, by the acting chief justice of the supreme court, and that approval is sufficient authority for the drawing of a warrant.

(B) In addition to the actual and necessary expenses provided for in division (A) of this section, each judge of a court of appeals who is directed or assigned to sit with the justices of the supreme court shall receive fifty dollars per day for each day of the sitting or of performing any duty incident to the sitting. The per diem compensation shall be paid from funds appropriated for the supreme court.

Prior to receiving per diem compensation under this division, a judge of the court of appeals shall certify, in writing, that he did sit with the justices of the supreme court, or did perform any duty incident to the sitting, on the days for which the per diem compensation is sought. The certificate then shall be approved by the chief justice of the supreme court or, in his absence, by the acting chief justice of the supreme court and that approval is sufficient authority for the drawing of a warrant.

Cite as R.C. § 141.11

Effective Date: 06-13-1990

141.12 Uniform compensation for employees in the classified service of the state.

The compensation of all employees in the classified service of the state shall be uniform for positions within the same service, group, and grade as established by the classifications of said service as at any time made by the rules of the director of administrative services, provided a rate of compensation for such service, group, and grade has been fixed by the general assembly, except that the compensation of persons employed in the classified service of the state at the time of the fixing of a rate of compensation for the service, group, and grade by the general assembly which may exceed the uniform rate so fixed, shall not be affected by this section.

Cite as R.C. § 141.12

Effective Date: 08-26-1977

141.13 Fees or additional remuneration prohibited - exceptions.

(A) No fees in addition to the salaries and compensation provided in sections 141.01 to 141.12 of the Revised Code shall be allowed to any such officer. No additional remuneration shall be given any such officer under any other title than that by which the officer was elected or duly appointed. Subject to division (B) of this section, the salaries provided in such sections shall be in full compensation for any services rendered by such officers and employees, payment of which is made from the state treasury.

(B) Division (A) of this section does not affect any right of a full-time municipal court judge, or a part-time judge of a municipal court of a territory having a population of more than fifty thousand, to compensation under divisions (B)(1)(a) and (2) of section 1901.11 of the Revised Code; to health, medical, hospital, dental, or surgical benefits coverage or other fringe benefits provided pursuant to Chapter 1901. of the Revised Code; or to compensation, fringe benefits, or expenses otherwise provided pursuant to that or any other chapter of the Revised Code. Division (A) of this section also does not affect any right of an acting judge, judge, or assigned judge as described in sections 1901.122 and 1901.123 of the Revised Code to compensation to which an acting judge, judge, or assigned judge is entitled under Chapter 1901. of the Revised Code, or to any health, medical, hospital, dental, or surgical benefits coverage, other fringe benefits or compensation, or expenses to which an acting judge, judge, or assigned judge may be entitled under that or any other chapter of the Revised Code.

Cite as R.C. § 141.13

Amended by 130th General Assembly File No. TBD, HB 261, §1, eff. 7/10/2014.

Effective Date: 07-01-1997

141.14 Amended and Renumbered.

Cite as R.C. § 141.14

Effective Date: 06-02-1965

141.15, 141.151 Amended and Renumbered RC 126.31, 126.32.

Cite as R.C. § 141.15, 141.151

Effective Date: 04-10-1990

141.152 [Repealed].

Cite as R.C. § 141.152

Effective Date: 07-01-1985

141.16 Compensation of retired judges assigned to active duty.

Any voluntarily retired judge, or any judge who is retired under Section 6 of Article IV, Ohio Constitution, may be assigned with his consent, by the chief justice or acting chief justice of the supreme court, to active duty as a judge. While so serving, he shall be paid, from money appropriated for this purpose, the established compensation for such office, computed on a per diem basis, in addition to any retirement benefits to which he may be entitled.

Annually, on the first day of August, the administrative director of the Ohio courts shall issue a billing to the county treasurer of any county to which such a judge is assigned for reimbursement of the county's portion of the compensation previously paid by the state for the twelve-month period preceding the last day of June. The county's portion of the compensation shall be that part of each per diem paid by the state which is proportional to the county's share of the total compensation of a resident judge of such court. The county treasurer shall forward the payment within thirty days.

Cite as R.C. § 141.16

Effective Date: 07-01-1985