§51-7-3. Compensation for attending court and taking notes.
The official reporter shall receive, for his services and
expenses in attending the court or judge and in taking the notes
provided for in section two of this article, such salary or other
compensation as the court or judge, in accordance with the rules of
the supreme court of appeals, may allow. If such salary be
allowed, it shall be paid monthly, out of the state treasury. If
no such salary be allowed, such other compensation and expenses as
may be allowed in civil cases shall be certified by the court or
judge to the auditor of the state and the same shall be paid out of
the state treasury. Such other compensation and expenses in felony
and misdemeanor cases shall be certified to the auditor of the
state and paid out of the state treasury. The salary or other
compensation provided for in this section shall not be deemed to
include the making of typewritten transcripts as provided for in
section four of this article.