TITLE 42
State Affairs and Government

CHAPTER 42-9
Department of Attorney General

SECTION 42-9-11


§ 42-9-11 Employees of office – Payment of expenses.

The attorney general is hereby authorized and empowered to employ in his or her office such clerical assistance as he or she may require in the discharge of his or her duties as attorney general, and the general assembly shall annually appropriate such sums, and make other provisions in the annual budget, as may be necessary for the payment of clerical assistance, for general expenses and supplies, and for the employment of special counsel and investigators in the attorney general's department, and for the employment of all employees who shall not be in the classified service of the state nor be subject in any manner or control by the personnel administrator or by any person other than the attorney general. The state controller is hereby authorized and directed to draw his or her orders upon the general treasurer for the payment of that clerical assistance, out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, upon receipt by him or her of proper vouchers approved by the attorney general.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 17, § 8; P.L. 1897, ch. 476, § 1; P.L. 1906, ch. 1321, § 1; G.L. 1909, ch. 23, § 8; P.L. 1920, ch. 1873, § 1; G.L. 1923, ch. 22, § 8; P.L. 1923, ch. 479, § 1; P.L. 1929, ch. 1414, § 1; P.L. 1930, ch. 1539, § 1; P.L. 1935, ch. 2250, § 149; G.L. 1938, ch. 10, § 8; impl. am. P.L. 1939, ch. 660, § 65; G.L. 1956, § 42-9-11; P.L. 1976, ch. 340, § 1; P.L. 2001, ch. 406, § 1.)