Section 12-17-290

Qualifications for becoming supernumerary reporter.

While in service as an official circuit court reporter of the State of Alabama, any such reporter who is not a participating member of the Employees' Retirement System of Alabama:

(1) Who has a minimum of 12 years as a reporter of any probate court having equity jurisdiction or any circuit court of any one or more circuits of Alabama, the last 10 years of which must have been served as an official court reporter of any one or more circuits of Alabama, and who has become permanently and totally disabled, proof of such disability being made by certificate of three reputable physicians; or

(2) Who has a minimum of 15 years service as official circuit court reporter in any one or more circuits of Alabama and who is not less than 60 years of age; or

(3) Who has total service as an official circuit court reporter in any one or more circuit courts of Alabama of not less than 24 years, may elect to become a supernumerary circuit court reporter of the State of Alabama by filing a written declaration to that effect with the Chief Justice of the State of Alabama. If the Chief Justice of the State of Alabama shall find that any such declarant is qualified under either subdivision (1), (2) or (3) of this section, he shall notify the Secretary of State of such fact, who shall thereupon issue a commission as supernumerary circuit court reporter of the State of Alabama to such declarant.

(Acts 1961, No. 817, p. 1204, §1; Acts 1965, No. 570, p. 1055; Acts 1967, No. 759, p. 1614; Acts 1987, No. 87-777, p. 1525, §2.)