Section 12-8-4

Reimbursement of expenses of members; payment of printing, postage, etc., of conference.

(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law relating to reimbursement of traveling expenses of public officers and employees, the Chief Justice, justices, judges, lawyer members, officials and employees attending meetings or traveling on official business of the conference or of the Permanent Study Commission on Alabama's Judicial System, at the direction of the Chief Justice, within or outside of the state, may be reimbursed their actual and necessary expenses, including travel, lodging, food and other expenses, including registration fees and membership fees. Such expenses hereby authorized shall be paid, in full or in part, from any funds in the State Treasury appropriated to the Permanent Study Commission on Alabama's Judicial System, the Judicial Conference, the Supreme Court of Alabama, circuit judges' travel, supernumerary circuit judges' travel and/or to grant funds, as directed by the Chief Justice, upon claims therefor approved by the Chief Justice.

(b) Any other expenses of the conference, including printing, postage and mailing expenses, may be charged by the Chief Justice to the Supreme Court library fund, the Permanent Study Commission on Alabama's Judicial System, the Judicial Conference and grant funds, in accordance with the direction of the Chief Justice.

(Acts 1961, Ex. Sess., No. 74, p. 1949, §7; Acts 1971, 3rd Ex. Sess., No. 118, p. 4343.)