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§ 103.1. Temporary judge or judge pro tempore--Authority--Per diem and expenses

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 20. Courts

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 20. Courts (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 4. District Courts (Refs & Annos)
20 Okl.St.Ann. § 103.1
§ 103.1. Temporary judge or judge pro tempore--Authority--Per diem and expenses
A. Any judge of the district court designated by the Chief Justice to hold court in another district, or appointed by the Chief Justice to hold court in another district when the public business shall require, or any judge pro tempore agreed upon by the parties or elected by the members of the bar of the district or designated by the chief judge of the district court and approved by the Chief Justice, shall have continuing authority, without further assignment, to make final disposition of any matter regularly submitted or tried before him during the term or period of time of his designation, appointment or election, including motions and petitions for new trial and for judgment notwithstanding the verdict, and of all applications and proceedings pertaining to the making, serving, amendment, settlement, signing, correcting, extending time and completing of case made, transcript, or original record for appeal, notwithstanding the term or period of time for which he was designated or appointed has expired; and when necessary for him to return to the district for the purpose of acting on such matters, his necessary travel expense shall be paid as provided by Section 105.1 of this title. Judges pro tempore designated by the chief judge of a district court, shall receive per diem and expenses as approved by the Chief Justice to be paid from the Supreme Court Revolving Fund on claims filed with and approved by the Administrative Director of the Courts.
B. When any judge of the district court has been lawfully designated or appointed and be sitting in any county of his own district, he may make any order of a nature not requiring notice and hearing in any cause theretofore heard, or being heard, by him in a district to which he has been properly designated or appointed; and he may sign the journal entry of any order, judgment or decree theretofore made by him, as such designated or appointed judge, if such journal entry be approved as to form by all parties affected thereby, or by their attorneys; and he may extend the time for the completion, serving, settling and signing of cases made, transcripts, or original record for appeal, and he may sign and settle any case made, transcript or original record for appeal, under the foregoing circumstances, if the parties affected thereby or their attorneys have stipulated that he may do so. If any action is taken under the foregoing circumstances, the judge shall make a minute of his action and forthwith transmit said minute to the court clerk of the county in which the action is pending.

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Laws 1953, p. 89, § 1; Laws 1963, c. 6, § 1, emerg. eff. Feb. 20, 1963; Laws 1979, c. 78, § 1, eff. July 1, 1979; Laws 1981, c. 26, § 1, emerg. eff. April 6, 1981; Laws 1994, c. 225, § 3, eff. July 1, 1994.
20 Okl. St. Ann. § 103.1, OK ST T. 20 § 103.1
Current with legislation of the Second Regular Session of the 59th Legislature (2024) effective as of July 1, 2024. Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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