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H0136................................by JUDICIARY, RULES AND ADMINISTRATION JUDICIAL DISTRICTS - LAW CLERKS - Amends existing law to provide for the appointment of law clerks in each judicial district; and to provide for the payment of salaries of the law clerks by the state. 02/01 House intro - 1st rdg - to printing 02/02 Rpt prt - to Jud
|||| LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO |||| Fifty-sixth Legislature First Regular Session - 2001 IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES HOUSE BILL NO. 136 BY JUDICIARY, RULES AND ADMINISTRATION COMMITTEE 1 AN ACT 2 RELATING TO SALARIES OF LAW CLERKS; AMENDING CHAPTER 11, TITLE 1, IDAHO CODE, 3 BY THE ADDITION OF A NEW SECTION 1-1110, IDAHO CODE, TO PROVIDE FOR 4 APPOINTMENT AND SALARIES OF LAW CLERKS. 5 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho: 6 SECTION 1. That Chapter 11, Title 1, Idaho Code, be, and the same is 7 hereby amended by the addition thereto of a NEW SECTION, to be known and des- 8 ignated as Section 1-1110, Idaho Code, and to read as follows: 9 1-1110. SALARIES OF LAW CLERKS. There may be appointed within and for 10 each of the judicial districts of this state, by each district judge, a law 11 clerk, who shall be well-skilled in the drafting of legal opinions or plead- 12 ings and capable of doing legal research and shall possess other such qualifi- 13 cations as deemed appropriate. The salary and benefits of law clerk(s) shall 14 be paid by the state and paid on regular pay periods not less frequently than 15 monthly as determined by order of the supreme court.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE RS 10803 The purpose of this bill is to require that the state of Idaho pay the salaries and benefits for law clerks required by the courts. FISCAL IMPACT There will be an increase to the General Fund of approximately $1.5 million and a reduction of the same to Idaho's counties statewide. Contact Name: Idaho Association of Counties Phone: 345-9126 STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE H 136