Texas Government Code

Sec. § 74.046
Duties of Presiding Judge

A presiding judge shall:


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


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


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


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;


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


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


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


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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