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  ( Title 8 added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 206. )

CHAPTER 5. The Superior Courts [69504 - 70141.11]

  ( Chapter 5 added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 206. )

ARTICLE 10. Official Reporters in Counties With a Population of 70,000 to 100,000 [69990 - 69991]
  ( Heading of Article 10 amended by Stats. 1953, Ch. 461. )


In each county with a population of more than 70,000 and less than 100,000, as determined by the 1940 federal census, to assist the court in the transaction of its judicial business, a majority of the judges of the superior court for such county may appoint as many regular official phonographic reporters as necessary to report the proceedings in the court. The number of reporters so appointed shall not exceed at any one time the number of offices of judge provided by law for the court. The reporters shall hold office during the pleasure of a majority of the judges of said court.

(Amended by Stats. 1953, Ch. 461.)


The duties of official reporters appointed pursuant to Section 69990 shall be performed as elsewhere provided by law. As full compensation for taking notes in criminal cases in the superior court each reporter shall receive a monthly salary of one thousand eighty-one dollars ($1,081), and the fee for reporting testimony and proceedings in civil contested cases is seventy-five dollars ($75) a day, or any fractional part thereof, and for the purposes of retirement, the compensation of each reporter shall be deemed to be the total of all per diem and transcription fees paid by the county to all of the reporters of the superior court for all phonographic reporting services, divided by the number of superior court official reporters, plus his salary. All other fees of such reporters shall be as elsewhere provided by law. In cases where it is necessary to appoint a pro tempore reporter, he shall be allowed the fees elsewhere provided by law.

(Amended by Stats. 1975, Ch. 936.)

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