WVC 50 - 1 - 9 B
§50-1-9b. Appointment of senior magistrate court clerks.
The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals is authorized to
create a panel of senior magistrate court clerks to utilize the
talent and experience of former magistrate court clerks of this
state. The Supreme Court of Appeals shall promulgate rules
providing for senior magistrate court clerks to be assigned duties
as needed to serve: (1) In the place of magistrate court clerks
who are on authorized leave or are otherwise unavailable; or (2)
while there is a vacancy in a magistrate court clerk's office. The
Supreme Court of Appeals shall further promulgate rules to provide
for: (1) Reimbursement of travel and other necessary expenses
actually incurred while the senior clerk is serving outside the
county of his or her residence; and (2) reasonable compensation on
a per diem basis: Provided,
That the per diem and retirement
compensation of a senior magistrate court clerk may not exceed the
salary of the magistrate court clerk in whose place the senior
clerk is serving.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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