Compensation of certain state officers and employees

A. Except as otherwise provided in subsections C and D, any officer or employee of the state, or any of its agencies, who is exempt from the state personnel system shall receive a salary within the range as recommended by the department of administration in its annual recommendation to the legislature and the joint legislative budget committee unless modified by the legislature.

B. Any officer or employee of the state, or any of its agencies, who is subject to the provisions of the state personnel system shall receive a salary within the range of the department of administration salary plan as adopted or modified by the legislature.

C. Elected state officers, employees of the supreme court, employees of the court of appeals, employees of the legislature, employees of the governor’s office, employees of the Arizona state school for the deaf and the blind except the superintendent and the medical officer and all employees of the state universities are exempt from the provisions of this section.

D. Except as otherwise provided by statute or specific legislative appropriation members of boards, commissions, councils or advisory committees who are authorized by law to receive compensation may receive compensation at the rate of not to exceed thirty dollars for each day engaged in the service of such board, commission, council or advisory committee.