Section 12-9-3Reimbursement of expenses of members.
The members of the study commission on Alabama's judicial system are entitled to reimbursement for their actual and necessary expenses, including travel, lodging and meals, while on official business of said commission or attending its meetings, which said expenses may be paid as follows:
(1) The expenses of the Lieutenant Governor and the members who are legislators may be paid out of any funds appropriated to the Legislature or out of any funds appropriated for joint interim committees of the Legislature as the chairman of the commission may direct, but in the amounts as if they were performing legislative duties.
(2) The expenses of the members of the Judicial Conference while on official business of the commission may be paid out of any funds authorized for the Judicial Conference, as the chairman of the commission may direct.
(3) The expenses of the Governor's legal advisor, member of the Attorney General's staff and judges and justices may be paid out of funds available for travel in their respective departments or courts or circuit judges' travel allowance as the chairman of the commission may direct.
(Acts 1971, No. 2337, p. 3768, §4.)