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SECTION 273
Salary of clerks to justices of supreme court
Judiciary (JUD) CHAPTER 30, ARTICLE 8
§ 273. Salary of clerks to justices of supreme court. 1. Each of the
clerks appointed by the justices of the supreme court in the first
judicial district, pursuant to subdivision one of section one hundred
and fifty-seven of this chapter, shall receive as salary a sum to be
fixed by the justices thereof, or a majority of them, not designated as
justices of the appellate division.

2. Each of the confidential clerks to the justices of the supreme
court in the second judicial district, other than justices of the
appellate division, shall receive an annual salary, the amount of which
shall be fixed by a majority of said justices. The money required to pay
such salaries shall be raised and paid in the same manner as the money
required to pay salaries of attendants and officers of the supreme court
in said district.

2-a. Each of the confidential clerks appointed by the justices of the
supreme court in the eleventh judicial district shall receive as a
salary a sum to be fixed by the justices thereof, or a majority of them,
not designated as justices of the appellate division. The money required
to pay such salaries shall be raised and paid in the same manner
required to pay salaries of attendants and officers of the supreme court
in said districts.

3. Each of the confidential clerks to the justices of the supreme
court in the tenth judicial district, other than justices of the
appellate division residing in the tenth judicial district, shall
receive an annual salary to be fixed by the justices of the supreme
court residing in the tenth judicial district other than justices of the
appellate division, or a majority of them. Such salaries shall be
audited by the state comptroller and paid by the state department of
taxation and finance in equal monthly payments when certified to such
comptroller by the justice who made the appointment or in case of his
death or disability by any other justice of the tenth judicial district.
The total amount of such salaries shall be apportioned by such
department among the counties of Nassau and Suffolk. Such counties shall
reimburse the state therefor. The time and method of such apportionment
and the time and method of such reimbursement shall be as specified in
section seventy-four of this chapter.

4. Each of the confidential clerks to the justices of the supreme
court in the fifth judicial district appointed pursuant to subdivision
four of section one hundred fifty-seven of this chapter, shall receive
an annual salary of three thousand dollars; provided, however, that in
case of the appointment by such a justice of both a confidential clerk
and confidential deputy clerk, such confidential clerk and such deputy
clerk shall each receive an annual salary to be fixed by the justice
appointing him, or them, not to exceed in the aggregate for both such
confidential clerk and deputy clerk the sum of three thousand dollars.
Each of such salaries shall be audited by the state comptroller and paid
by the state department of taxation and finance, in equal monthly
payments when certified to such comptroller by the justice who made the
appointment or, in case of his death or disability, by any other justice
of the fifth judicial district. An appropriation in any year for salary
of such a confidential clerk, to any such justice, shall be available
for payment of the salaries of both the confidential clerk and
confidential deputy clerk to the same justice, if such be appointed. The
total amount of such salaries shall be apportioned by such department
among the counties comprising the fifth judicial district. Such counties
shall reimburse the state therefor. The time and method of such
apportionment and the time and method of such reimbursement shall be as
specified in section seventy-four of this chapter.

5. Each of the clerks to the justices of the supreme court in the
sixth judicial district shall receive an annual salary to be fixed by
the justice appointing him, of not to exceed three thousand dollars.
Each of such salaries shall be audited by the state comptroller and paid
by the state department of taxation and finance in equal quarterly
payments when certified to such comptroller by the justice who made the
appointment or, in case of his death or disability, by any other justice
of the sixth judicial district. The total amount of such salaries shall
be apportioned by such department among the counties comprising the
sixth judicial district. Such counties shall reimburse the state
therefor. The time and method of such apportionment and the time and
method of such reimbursement shall be as specified in section
seventy-four of this chapter.

6. Each of the clerks to the justices of the supreme court in the
seventh judicial district shall receive an annual salary, to be fixed by
the justice appointing him, of not to exceed twenty-five hundred
dollars, provided, however, that in case of the appointment by such
justice of both a confidential clerk and one or two confidential deputy
clerk or clerks, such confidential clerk and such confidential deputy
clerk or clerks shall each receive an annual salary to be fixed by the
justice making the appointment, not to exceed in the aggregate for both
such confidential clerk and confidential deputy clerk or clerks the sum
of twenty-five hundred dollars. Each of such salaries shall be audited
by the state comptroller and paid by the state department of taxation
and finance in equal monthly payments when certified to such comptroller
by the justice who made the appointment or, in case of his death or
disability, by any other justice of the seventh judicial district. The
total amount of such salaries shall be apportioned by such department
among the counties comprising the seventh judicial district. Such
counties shall reimburse the state therefor. The time and method of such
apportionment and the time and method of such reimbursement shall be as
specified in section seventy-four of this chapter.

7. Each of the clerks to the justices of the supreme court in the
eighth judicial district, shall receive an annual salary, to be fixed by
the justice appointing him, of not to exceed six thousand dollars. Each
of such salaries shall be audited by the state comptroller and paid by
the state department of taxation and finance in equal monthly payments
when certified to such comptroller by the justice who made the
appointment or, in case of his death or disability, by any other justice
of the eighth judicial district. The total amount of such salaries shall
be apportioned by such department among the counties comprising the
eighth judicial district. Such counties shall reimburse the state
therefor. The time and method of such apportionment and the time and
method of such reimbursement shall be as specified in section
seventy-four of this chapter.

8. Each confidential clerk employed by a justice of the supreme court
in and for the ninth judicial district, pursuant to the provisions of
subdivision eight of section one hundred fifty-seven of this chapter,
shall receive an annual salary not to exceed the sum of eight thousand
five hundred ninety dollars, together with the actual and necessary
expenses incurred by him in the performance of his official duties, to
be paid upon proper proof thereof, and upon the approval of the justice
of the supreme court in whose behalf the official duties are rendered.
The state comptroller shall audit the salary and expenses of each
confidential clerk and the state department of taxation and finance
shall pay to each confidential clerk his salary, in equal monthly
payments, and also his expenses when certified to the state comptroller
by the justice who made the appointment, or if he has died or is
disabled, by any other justice of the ninth judicial district. The total
amount of all salaries and expenses of all confidential clerks of the
ninth judicial district shall be apportioned by the department of
taxation and finance among the counties of Westchester, Rockland,
Orange, Dutchess and Putnam which shall reimburse the state therefor,
and the time and method of apportionment and reimbursement shall be
those specified in section seventy-four of this chapter.

9. Each of the confidential law clerks to the justices of the supreme
court in the third judicial district shall receive an annual salary to
be fixed by the justice appointing him, of not to exceed five thousand
dollars. Each of such salaries shall be audited by the state comptroller
and paid by the state department of taxation and finance in equal
monthly payments when certified to such comptroller by the justice who
made the appointment or, in case of his death or disability, by any
other justice of the third judicial district. The total amount of such
salaries shall be apportioned by such department among the counties
comprising the third judicial district. Such counties shall reimburse
the state therefor. The time and method of such apportionment and the
time and method of such reimbursement shall be as specified in section
seventy-four of this chapter.

10. Each of the confidential law clerks to the justices of the supreme
court in the fourth judicial district shall receive an annual salary to
be fixed by the justice appointing him, of not to exceed five thousand
dollars. Each of such salaries shall be audited by the state comptroller
and paid by the state department of taxation and finance in equal
monthly payments when certified to such comptroller by the justice who
made the appointment or, in case of his death or disability, by any
other justice of the fourth judicial district. The total amount of such
salaries shall be apportioned by such department among the counties
comprising the fourth judicial district. Such counties shall reimburse
the state therefor. The time and method of such apportionment and the
time and method of such reimbursement shall be as specified in section
seventy-four of this chapter.