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TITLE 8. THE ORGANIZATION AND GOVERNMENT OF COURTS [68070 - 77655]

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

CHAPTER 9. Los Angeles County [72708 - 72713]
  ( Chapter 9 repealed and added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 784, Sec. 398. )

72708.
  

This chapter applies to proceedings in the Los Angeles County Superior Court that would have been within the jurisdiction of the former Municipal Court of the Los Angeles Judicial District as of January 21, 2000.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 784, Sec. 398. Effective January 1, 2003.)

72709.
  

The salaries and benefits of official reporters shall be paid from the Reporters’ Salary Fund.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 784, Sec. 398. Effective January 1, 2003.)

72710.
  

On order of the court, the per diem fees and benefits of official reporters pro tempore shall be paid from the Reporter’s Salary Fund.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 784, Sec. 398. Effective January 1, 2003.)

72711.
  

(a) Fees for reporting services payable by law by the parties to proceedings in the court to official reporters or official reporters pro tempore shall be paid to the clerk of the court, who shall deposit them in the Reporters’ Salary Fund.

(b) Fees for transcription of testimony and proceedings in the court shall be paid by the parties to official reporters and official reporters pro tempore as otherwise provided by law, and in all cases where by law the court may direct the payment of transcription fees out of the Trial Court Operations Fund, the fee on order of the court shall be paid from the Reporters’ Salary Fund, except fees for transcription of testimony and proceedings in felony cases, which shall be paid from the Trial Court Operations Fund.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 784, Sec. 398. Effective January 1, 2003.)

72711.5.
  

The reporting and transcription fees payable pursuant to Section 72711 shall also be payable in the same sums and in the same manner by the parties to proceedings in the court for electronically recording an action or proceeding pursuant to Section 69957 or for transcriptions of testimony and proceedings in the court stenographically recorded. The fees shall be paid to the clerk of the court, who shall deposit them in the Reporters’ Salary Fund. In any case where by law the court may direct the payment of a transcription fee out of the Trial Court Operations Fund, on order of the court the fee for transcription of testimony and proceedings in the court electronically recorded shall be paid from the Reporters’ Salary Fund, except fees for transcription of testimony and proceedings in felony cases, which shall be paid from the Trial Court Operations Fund.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 784, Sec. 398. Effective January 1, 2003.)

72712.
  

There shall be set aside from the revenue of the court a revolving fund in the amount of seven hundred fifty thousand dollars ($750,000). The fund shall be known as the Reporters’ Salary Fund.

At the time of each monthly distribution of the revenue of the court to the cities within the former Los Angeles Judicial District and to the county within which the district was established, the clerk of the court shall deduct proportionately from their respective total shares such sum as will, when added to the sum then remaining in the fund, equal seven hundred fifty thousand dollars ($750,000) and deposit it in the fund. Such sum shall include the cost incurred pursuant to Section 69957 from electronic recording devices, appurtenant equipment, supplies, recordings, and transcriptions produced from electronic recording of testimony and proceedings in the court.

Deductions from the county’s share of the revenue shall be made from that portion of it distributable to the general fund of the county, and deductions from each city’s share shall be made from that portion of it distributable to the general fund of each city.

For the purposes of this section the “revenue” of the court includes all fines, forfeitures, and fees accruing to the cities or the county, except law library fees.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 784, Sec. 398. Effective January 1, 2003.)

72713.
  

(a) If at any time the Reporters’ Salary Fund is insufficient, on order of the court the amount of the deficiency shall be paid from the Trial Court Operations Fund.

(b) The county treasurer shall be the depositary, and the county auditor the disbursing agent, for the Reporters’ Salary Fund.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 784, Sec. 398. Effective January 1, 2003.)

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