Section 12-21-134

Interpreters for persons defective in speech and/or hearing - Compensation and expenses.

The compensation of any interpreter who is called upon for service in any legal litigation as described in Section 12-21-131 shall be fixed at $15.00 for each day while on active call by the presiding judge, together with actual expenses incurred by said interpreter while on active call by the presiding judge. Said compensation and expenses shall be approved by the presiding judge on proper forms prescribed by the Chief Examiner of Public Accounts, and said compensation and expenses shall be paid from the general funds of the Alabama State Treasury immediately upon presentation or filing with the state Comptroller by the claimant.

(Acts 1965, No. 799, p. 1499, §4.)