REVISED JUDICATURE ACT OF 1961 (EXCERPT)
Act 236 of 1961
600.304 Court of appeals judge; annual salary.
(1) Effective January 1, 1997, and subject to subsection (2), each judge of the court of appeals shall receive an annual salary equal to the greater of the following:
(a) 92% of the annual salary of a justice of the supreme court of this state.
(2) An increase in the amount of salary payable to a judge of the court of appeals caused by an increase in the salary of a justice of the supreme court resulting from the operation of Act No. 357 of the Public Acts of 1968, being sections 15.211 to 15.218 of the Michigan Compiled Laws, shall not be effective until February 1 of the year in which the increase in the salary of a justice of the supreme court becomes effective. If an increase in salary becomes effective on February 1 of a year in which an increase in the salary of a justice of the supreme court becomes effective, the increase shall be retroactive to January 1 of that year.
(3) The judges shall be reimbursed for their actual and necessary expenses from the state treasury, upon the warrant of the state treasurer.
(4) A judge of the court of appeals shall be eligible to participate in the state contributory insurance programs on the same basis as a justice of the supreme court.
History: Add. 1964, Act 281, Imd. Eff. June 11, 1964
Am. 1966, Act 306, Imd. Eff. July 14, 1966
Am. 1970, Act 248, Imd. Eff. July 1, 1971
Am. 1980, Act 438, Eff. Sept. 1, 1981
Am. 1995, Act 259, Imd. Eff. Jan. 5, 1996
Am. 1996, Act 374, Eff. Jan. 1, 1997
Compiler's Notes: Sections 2 and 4 of Act 438 of 1980 provide:“Conditional effective date; action constituting exercise of option; effect of exercising option.“Section 2. (1) This amendatory act shall not take effect unless the city of Detroit and the county of Wayne, by resolutions adopted not later than May 1, 1981, by the governing bodies of the city and the county, respectively, agree to assume responsibility for any expenses required of the city or the county by this amendatory act, and the bills listed in enacting section 7 which are enacted and take effect.“(2) If the city of Detroit and the county of Wayne, acting through their governing bodies, agree to assume responsibility for any expenses required of the city and the county by this amendatory act, and the bills listed in enacting section 7 which are enacted and take effect, that action constitutes an exercise of the city's and the county's option to provide a new activity or service or to increase the level of activity or service offered in the city of Detroit and the county of Wayne beyond that required by existing law, as the elements of that option are defined by Act No. 101 of the Public Acts of 1979, being sections 21.231 to 21.244 of the Michigan Compiled Laws, and a voluntary acceptance by the city and the county of all expenses and capital improvements which may result from establishment of the district court in the thirty-sixth district and the reorganization of the circuit court in the third judicial circuit and the recorder's court of the city of Detroit. However, the exercise of the option does not affect the state's obligation to pay the same portion of each district or circuit judge's salary which is paid by the state to the other district or circuit judges, or to appropriate and disburse funds to the district control units, city, or county, for the necessary costs of state requirements established by a state law, other than this amendatory act or the bills listed in enacting section 7 which becomes effective on or after December 23, 1978.”The resolutions referred to in Section 2 were adopted by the city council of the city of Detroit on April 29, 1981, and by the board of commissioners of the county of Wayne on April 30, 1981.“Effective date of certain sections.“Section 4. Sections 304, 555, 563, 564, 567, 591, 592, 593, 594, 595, 641, 821, 1114, 1123, 1168, 1302, 1303, 1306, 1417, 1471, 1481, 5706, 8202, 8271, 8272, 8273, 8275, 8281, 8283, 8302, 8314, 8322, 8501, 8521, 8525, 8535, 8621, 9924, 9944, and 9947 shall take effect September 1, 1981.”
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