SENATE BILL No. 210
DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Citations Affected: IC 33-23-3-5.
Synopsis: Senior judges' compensation. Increases from $100 to $200
the maximum amount of per diem a senior judge may receive after
serving the first 30 days of service in a year. (The introduced version
of this bill was prepared by the commission on courts.)
Effective: July 1, 2005.
January 4, 2005, read first time and referred to Committee on Judiciary.
First Regular Session 114th General Assembly (2005)
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SENATE BILL No. 210
A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning
courts and court officers.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:
SOURCE: IC 33-23-3-5; (05)IN0210.1.1. -->
SECTION 1. IC 33-23-3-5 IS AMENDED TO READ AS
FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2005]: Sec. 5. (a) A senior judge is
entitled to the following compensation:
(1) For each of the first thirty (30) days of service in a calendar
year, a per diem of fifty dollars ($50).
(2) Except as provided in subsection (c), for each day the senior
judge serves after serving the first thirty (30) days of service in a
calendar year, a per diem of
(3) Reimbursement for:
(A) mileage; and
(B) reasonable expenses, including but not limited to meals
and lodging, incurred in performing service as a senior judge;
for each day served as a senior judge.
(b) Subject to subsection (c), the per diem and reimbursement for
mileage and reasonable expenses under subsection (a) shall be paid by
(c) The compensation under subsection (a)(2) must be paid by the
state from funds appropriated to the supreme court for judicial payroll.
If the payroll fund is insufficient to pay the compensation under
subsection (a)(2), the supreme court may issue an order adjusting the
(d) A senior judge appointed under this chapter may not be
compensated as a senior judge for more than one hundred (100) total
calendar days during a calendar year.