§14-2-5. Court clerk and other personnel.
The court may appoint a clerk, chief deputy clerk and deputy
clerks. The salaries of the clerk, the chief deputy clerk and the
deputy clerks shall be fixed by the joint committee on government
and finance, and shall be paid out of the regular appropriation for
the court. The clerk shall have custody of and maintain all
records and proceedings of the court, shall attend meetings and
hearings of the court, shall administer oaths and affirmations and
shall issue all official summonses, subpoenas, orders, statements
and awards. The chief deputy clerk or another deputy clerk shall
act in the place and stead of the clerk in the clerk's absence.
The joint committee on government and finance may employ other
persons whose services are necessary to the orderly transaction of
the business of the court and fix their compensation.