Each judge of the court shall receive $210 for each day
actually served and expenses incurred in the performance of his or
her duties paid at the same per diem rate as members of the
Legislature: Provided, That the chief judge shall receive an
additional $50 for each day actually served. In addition to the
expense per diem, each judge may, when using his or her own
vehicle, be reimbursed for mileage at the mileage rate equal to the
amount paid by the travel management office of the Department of
Administration. The number of days served by each judge shall not
exceed one hundred twenty in any fiscal year, except by authority
of the Joint Committee on Government and Finance: Provided, That in
computing the number of days served, days utilized solely for the
exercise of duties assigned to judges and commissioners by the
provisions of article two-a of this chapter shall be disregarded.
For the purpose of this section, time served shall include time
spent in the hearing of claims, in the consideration of the record,
in the preparation of opinions and in necessary travel.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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