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IC 33-27-4
     Chapter 4. Appointment of Senior Judges

IC 33-27-4-1
Application
    
Sec. 1. A person who desires to serve as a senior judge under IC 33-23-3 may apply to the judicial nominating commission for certification to the supreme court as a senior judge.
As added by P.L.98-2004, SEC.6.

IC 33-27-4-2
Certification
    
Sec. 2. The judicial nominating commission shall certify to the supreme court a person desiring to serve as a senior judge if the person meets requirements for service as a senior judge set by the supreme court under IC 33-24-3-7.
As added by P.L.98-2004, SEC.6.

IC 33-27-4-3
Restrictions on certification; retirement benefits
    
Sec. 3. (a) Except as provided in subsection (b), a person may not be certified under this section if:
        (1) the person:
            (A) has not served as a:
                (i) judge;
                (ii) justice;
                (iii) magistrate; or
                (iv) commissioner appointed under IC 33-33-49 who has all the powers and duties prescribed for a magistrate; or
            (B) is still serving as a:
                (i) judge;
                (ii) justice;
                (iii) magistrate; or
                (iv) commissioner appointed under IC 33-33-49 who has all the powers and duties prescribed for a magistrate;
        of a court of record in Indiana;
        (2) the person is not available for the minimum period of commitment for service as a senior judge specified by the supreme court under IC 33-24-3-7; or
        (3) the combination of:
            (A) the compensation for senior judges set under IC 33-23-3-5; and
            (B) any retirement benefits that the person is receiving or is entitled to receive;
        exceeds the minimum compensation to which judges of the circuit court are entitled under IC 33-38-5.
    (b) A person who elects to forgo retirement benefits during the period of commitment as a senior judge may be certified as a senior judge under section 2 of this chapter upon verification by the judicial nominating commission of the availability to the person of the

election.
As added by P.L.98-2004, SEC.6. Amended by P.L.3-2010, SEC.1; P.L.71-2010, SEC.1.