2011 Kansas Code
Chapter 20. - COURTS
Article 30. - COURT OF APPEALS
20-3002 Judges; number; qualifications; selection; compensation; expenses; assignment to the supreme court.

20-3002.Judges; number; qualifications; selection; compensation; expenses; assignment to the supreme court. (a) On and after January 1, 2008, through December 31, 2011, the court of appeals shall consist of 13 judges whose positions shall be numbered one to 13. On and after January 1, 2012, the court of appeals shall consist of 14 judges whose positions shall be numbered one to 14. Judges of the court of appeals shall possess the qualifications prescribed by law for justices of the supreme court.

(b) Judges of the court of appeals shall be selected in the manner provided by K.S.A. 20-3003 through 20-3010, and amendments thereto. Each judge of the court of appeals shall receive an annual salary in the amount prescribed by law. No judge of the court of appeals may receive additional compensation for official services performed by the judge. Each such judge shall be reimbursed for expenses incurred in the performance of such judge's official duties in the same manner and to the same extent justices of the supreme court are reimbursed for such expenses.

(c) The supreme court may assign a judge of the court of appeals to serve temporarily on the supreme court.

(d) Any additional court of appeals judge position created by this section shall be considered a position created by the supreme court and not a civil appointment to a state office pursuant to K.S.A. 46-234, and amendments thereto.

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