Texas Government Code

Sec. § 74.046
Duties of Presiding Judge


A presiding judge shall:

(1)

ensure the promulgation of regional rules of administration within policies and guidelines set by the supreme court;

(2)

advise local judges on case flow management and auxiliary court services;

(3)

recommend to the chief justice of the supreme court any needs for judicial assignments from outside the region;

(4)

recommend to the supreme court any changes in the organization, jurisdiction, operation, or procedures of the region necessary or desirable for the improvement of the administration of justice;

(5)

act for a local administrative judge when the local administrative judge does not perform the duties required by Subchapter D;

(6)

implement and execute any rules adopted by the supreme court under this chapter;

(7)

provide the supreme court or the office of court administration statistical information requested; and

(8)

perform the duties assigned by the chief justice of the supreme court.
Added by Acts 1987, 70th Leg., ch. 148, Sec. 2.93(a), eff. Sept. 1, 1987.
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