General Orders of Division I
Order on Supplemental Administrative Rule (September 1993)
THE COURT OF APPEALS OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON
The Court of Appeals judges, at a regularly scheduled business meeting on September 15, 1993, adopted amendments to the Supplemental Court of Appeals Administrative Rule.
Now, therefore, it is hereby
That the amendments as attached hereto are adopted and effective immediately. This Order, signed by the Presiding Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals, is to be filed in the office of the clerk of the three Divisions of the Court of Appeals.
DATED at Seattle, Washington, this 17th day of September, 1993.
C. Kenneth Grosse, Presiding Chief Judge
SUPPLEMENTAL COURT OF APPEALS ADMINISTRATIVE RULE (SCAR)
PRESIDING CHIEF JUDGE - EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
(a) Executive Committee. There is hereby created an executive committee of the Court of Appeals. It shall be made up of the Presiding Chief Judge, as chairman, and the remaining Chief Judges of the divisions of the court and the Acting Chief Judge of Division One.
(b) Duties of the Executive Committee. The executive committee shall be in general charge of administering the affairs of the Court of Appeals. Its duties shall include the following:
(1) Coordinating the judicial work of the court to the end that its case load can be handled expeditiously;
(2) Administering the budget of the court;
(3) Recommending to and implementing policies determined by the Court of Appeals as a whole;
(4) Appointing special committees for the court as necessary;
(5) Appointing representatives of the court to serve on judicially related committees or task forces which may require a Court of Appeals representative;
(6) Counseling and directing the Presiding Chief Judge on matters of liaison with the organizations set forth below;
(7) Such other duties as the Court of Appeals as a whole may from time to time direct;
(8) If the Presiding Chief Judge is not serving as the Chief Judge of a division or the Acting Chief Judge of Division One, the Presiding Chief Judge shall not have a vote on the executive committee.
(c) Selection of Presiding Chief Judge. Prior to the end of September each
(1) Those eligible for the position of Presiding Chief Judge shall be the Chief Judges of each of the divisions of the Court of Appeals and the Acting Chief Judge of Division One, and any other judge who has served as a Chief Judge
(2) The position of Presiding Chief Judge shall rotate annually, and be selected from Division I every other year.
(3) The term of the Presiding Chief Judge shall be for 1 calendar year.
(d) Duties of the Presiding Chief Judge. The duties of the Presiding Chief Judge shall be those duties delegated by the Court of Appeals as a whole or by the executive committee.
(1) Act as a liaison and representative for the Court of Appeals with all other levels of the judicial system, namely, the Supreme Court, the superior courts, the courts of limited jurisdiction, and the federal courts;
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