Colorado Revised Statutes Title 13. Courts and Court Procedure § 13-3-110. Expenses and compensation of judges outside county of residence

(1) When it is necessary for any district court judge, in the discharge of his duties, to hold court or transact judicial business outside the county of his residence, whether within or without the judicial district in which he resides, he shall be reimbursed for his actual and necessary expenses in the manner prescribed by rule of the supreme court, together with mileage at the rate prescribed for state officers and employees in section 24-9-104, C.R.S ., for each mile actually and necessarily traveled going to and returning from the place where he is engaged in judicial duties.

(2) When any county judge, juvenile court judge, or probate court judge is assigned to perform judicial duties in a court outside of his county of residence pursuant to section 5(3) of article VI of the state constitution , he shall be reimbursed for his actual and necessary expenses in the manner prescribed by rule of the supreme court, together with mileage at the rate prescribed for state officers and employees in section 24-9-104, C.R.S ., for each mile actually and necessarily traveled going to and returning from the place where he is engaged in judicial duties.

(3)(a) When any county judge is assigned to perform judicial duties in a district, probate, or juvenile court outside of the judicial district in which he resides, as provided in section 13-6-218 , he shall be paid for each day of such judicial duty, in addition to reimbursement for expenses and mileage as provided in this section, an amount equal to the difference between his per diem salary and the per diem salary of the judge of the court to which he is assigned.

(b)(I) When any county judge from a county of Class C or Class D is assigned to perform judicial duties in any district court pursuant to section 5(3) of article VI of the state constitution , and when the duties the county judge performs increase the county judge's workload beyond the percentage of workload for which he or she is paid pursuant to section 13-30-103(1)(l) , the county judge shall be paid for each day of such judicial duty, in addition to the county judge's normal part-time salary and to reimbursement for expenses and mileage as provided in this section, an amount equal to the per diem salary of the judge of the district court to which the county judge is assigned.

(II) When any county judge from a county of Class C or Class D is assigned to perform judicial duties in any other county court pursuant to section 5(3) of article VI of the state constitution , and when the duties the county judge performs increase the county judge's workload beyond the percentage of workload for which he or she is paid pursuant to section 13-30-103(1)(l) , the county judge shall be paid for each day of such judicial duty, in addition to the county judge's normal part-time salary and to reimbursement for expenses and mileage as provided in this section, an amount equal to the per diem salary of a full-time county judge.

(c) For the purposes of this subsection (3), the per diem salary of a judge shall be computed by dividing his annual salary by the figure two hundred forty.

(4) When a retired justice of the supreme court or retired judge of any other court of record is assigned to judicial duties pursuant to section 5(3) of article VI of the state constitution , he shall be compensated as provided in said section and be reimbursed for his actual and necessary expenses in the manner prescribed by rule of the supreme court, together with mileage at the rate prescribed for state officers and employees in section 24-9-104, C.R.S ., for each mile actually and necessarily traveled in going to and returning from the place where he is engaged in judicial duties.

(5) Any mileage and expenses incurred by a judge or a retired justice or judge pursuant to this section, except judges assigned to the county court of the city and county of Denver, shall be paid by the state pursuant to section 13-3-104 .  The records and procedures for such payment shall be prescribed by the state court administrator pursuant to section 13-3-106 .

(6) Any per diem salary pursuant to subsection (3) or (4) of this section shall be paid by the state pursuant to section 13-3-104 .  The records and procedures for such payments shall be prescribed by the state court administrator pursuant to section 13-3-106 .

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