1901.121 [Repealed Effective 7/10/2014] Compensation of acting, substitute or retired judge.

(A)

(1)

(a) Subject to division (A)(2) of this section and in accordance with the payment procedures specified in division (B) of this section, a judge specified in division (A)(1)(b) of this section is entitled, on a per diem basis, to the compensation paid to the incumbent judge of the municipal court in which the judge is appointed or designated to serve. If the incumbent judge is compensated as described in division (A)(5) of section 141.04 of the Revised Code, the appointed or designated judge is entitled to compensation at that rate. If the incumbent judge is compensated as described in division (A)(6) of section 141.04 of the Revised Code, the appointed or designated judge is entitled to compensation at that rate.

(b) The following judges shall receive compensation as described in division (A)(1)(a) of this section:

(i) An acting judge appointed pursuant to division (B) of section 1901.10 of the Revised Code as a substitute judge because of the volume of cases pending in the municipal court and the report of the chief justice of the supreme court that no judge of another municipal court or county court is available to serve by designation;

(ii) A judge of another municipal court or county court designated by the chief justice of the supreme court pursuant to division (B) of section 1901.10 of the Revised Code because of the volume of cases pending in the municipal court;

(iii) An acting judge authorized by division (B) of section 1901.12 of the Revised Code and appointed pursuant to division (A)(2) of section 1901.10 of the Revised Code as a substitute for the judge of a municipal court that has only one judge who is on vacation;

(iv) An acting judge authorized by division (B) of section 1901.12 of the Revised Code and appointed by the presiding judge of the municipal court pursuant to that division as a substitute judge because an incumbent judge is on vacation or not in attendance;

(v) A retired judge who has been assigned to active duty on the municipal court.

(c) An acting judge appointed pursuant to division (A)(2) of section 1901.10 of the Revised Code as a substitute for a judge who is the judge of a municipal court that has only one judge and who is temporarily absent, incapacitated, or otherwise unavailable is entitled to compensation in an amount established by the incumbent judge pursuant to division (A)(2) of section 1901.10 of the Revised Code.

(2) Division (A)(1) of this section does not include any acting judge, judge, or retired judge who, at the time of the judge's appointment, designation, or assignment, is receiving compensation under division (A)(5) or (6) of section 141.04 of the Revised Code, except that division (A)(1) of this section includes a judge who is receiving compensation under division (A)(6) of section 141.04 of the Revised Code and who is appointed or designated to serve in a municipal court in which the incumbent judge receives compensation as described in division (A)(5) of that section.

(B) Subject to reimbursement under division (C) of this section, the treasury of the county in which a county-operated municipal court or other municipal court is located shall pay, on a per diem basis, the compensation to which an acting judge, judge, or retired judge as described in division (A)(1) of this section is entitled.

(C) The treasurer of a county that, pursuant to division (B) of this section, is required to pay any compensation to which an acting judge, judge, or retired judge described in division (A)(1) of this section and appointed or designated by the chief justice is entitled under division (A)(5) or (6) of section 141.04 of the Revised Code, shall submit to the administrative director of the supreme court quarterly requests for reimbursements of the per diem amounts so paid. The reports shall include verifications of the payment of those amounts. The administrative director shall cause reimbursements of those amounts to be issued to the county if the administrative director verifies that those amounts were, in fact, so paid.

Repealed by 130th General Assembly File No. TBD, HB 261, §2, eff. 7/10/2014.

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

Effective Date: 07-01-1997