§61-12-5. Certain salaries and expenses paid by state.
The salaries of the chief medical examiner, the salaries of
all assistants and employees employed in the central office and
laboratory, the expenses of maintaining the central office and
laboratory and the cost of pathological, bacteriological and
toxicological services rendered by persons other than the chief
medical examiner and his assistants shall be paid by the state out
of funds appropriated for that purpose.