2.0405 Appointed officers—Compensation.

Cite as [A.S.C.A. § 2.0405 ]

(a) The President of the Senate shall appoint 1 first assistant to the secretary, 1 bill clerk, 2 trained proofreaders, 2 pages, 2 messengers, 1 tape recorder operator, not more than 5 expert stenographers and typists, and 1 translator to assist the Senate and its various committees.

(b) The Speaker of the House of Representatives shall appoint 1 first assistant clerk, 1 bill clerk, 2 expert proofreaders, who shall be clerks of the committee on correction of the House journals, 2 pages, 2 messengers, 1 tape recorder operator, 1 mimeograph machine operator, who shall perform services for both the Senate and the House of Representatives, not more than 5 expert stenographers and typists, and 1 translator to assist the House and its various committees.

(c) If the persons appointed under subsections (a) and (b) of this section are unable to do the required work, the presiding officer of each House may appoint additional expert stenographers and typists sufficient to do the required work.

(d) The salaries of the appointed officers must be fixed by the appointing authority, but the total of all salaries may not in any event exceed the total amount budgeted for the purpose.

History: 1962, PL 7-28; 1966, PL 9-29.