§23-1-3. Payment of salaries and expenses generally; manner;
(a) All expenses peculiar to the administration of this
chapter and, when on official business, the travel and incidental
expenses of the executive director and salaries or other
compensation, traveling and other expenses of all officers or
employees of the commission and all expenses for furniture, books,
maps, stationery, appliances, property of all kinds and dues for
membership in all organizations pertaining to workers'
compensation, safety maintenance or professional designation in
which the executive director considers it advisable to maintain
membership shall be paid out of the workers' compensation fund.
(b) All payments of salaries and expenses in the
administration of this chapter shall be made by the state treasurer
upon requisition signed by the executive director, directed to the
auditor of the state, who shall draw his or her warrant therefor,
and the payment shall be charged to the workers' compensation fund:
Provided, That the total charges against the fund under this
section for any one fiscal year shall not exceed the amount
appropriated for the administration of this chapter.