Section 2501.03 | Annual organizational meeting.
The judges of the court of appeals shall meet annually at such time and place within the state as may be set by the chief judge of the court of appeals to organize and to choose one of their members as chief judge and one as secretary for the next judicial year, which shall commence on the first day of January. The judges may adopt rules to govern their organization, the purpose of which is the implementation of the goals of the Ohio judicial conference as set forth in section 105.91 of the Revised Code.
The judges of the court of appeals, or committees composed of those judges, may meet at such other times and places within this state as may be designated by the chief judge to carry out the purposes of the organization. Annual dues in a reasonable amount may be assessed each member of the organization. Annual dues and the actual and necessary expenses incurred by each judge in attending meetings of the organization shall be reimbursed by the state in the same manner as provided in section 141.10 of the Revised Code.