The new law requires the establishment every fourth year of a seven-member commission to evaluate and make recommendations about the adequacy of the judges’ pay and non-salary benefits. Although nothing in the law mandates that judges receive a raise, Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman said in an interview after the signing that the odds are "great" that the commission will approve a catch-up raise followed by cost-of-living adjustments in each of the next three years "at the very least."