2010 Georgia Code
TITLE 15 - COURTS
CHAPTER 14 - COURT REPORTERS
ARTICLE 1 - GENERAL PROVISIONS
§ 15-14-4 - Additional court reporters; typists; equipment
. Additional court reporters; typists; equipment
(a) In all judicial circuits of this state in which nine or more superior court judges are provided by law, the judges of such circuits shall have the power to appoint, in addition to those court reporters already authorized by law, such additional court reporters as each judge deems necessary or proper to report and transcribe the proceedings of the court over which he presides, such court reporters to have the same qualifications and to be paid in the same manner as is provided by law.
(b) In addition thereto, each of the judges of such circuits shall have the power, with the approval of the county commissioners, to employ such typists as he may deem necessary or proper to aid in the recording or transcribing of the proceedings of the court; the compensation of the typists is declared to be an expense of court and payable out of the county treasury as such.
(c) In the aforesaid circuits each of the judges shall have the power to purchase such recording machines and equipment as he may deem necessary or proper to aid in the transaction of the business of the court and to order payment therefor out of the county treasury as an expense of court.
Graham Syfert - Jacksonville Lawyer