(1) Said reporter shall take the oath required to be taken by the judicial officers; and be bonded to the state of Idaho in the form and manner prescribed by chapter 8, title 59, Idaho Code; and hold office during the pleasure of said judge. The salaries of district court reporters shall be paid on regular pay periods not less frequently than monthly as determined by order of the supreme court. The supreme court may, in its discretion, authorize a higher starting salary for any shorthand reporter who has been certified as either a certified shorthand reporter or registered public reporter and who has previous court reporting experience in another state.

Terms Used In Idaho Code 1-1102

  • Court reporter: A person who makes a word-for-word record of what is said in court and produces a transcript of the proceedings upon request.
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories; and the words "United States" may include the District of Columbia and territories. See Idaho Code 73-114
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
(2)  The supreme court shall establish and maintain, consistent with the provisions of this section and other applicable provisions of law, a personnel plan for district court reporters governing their appointment, promotion, classification, minimum qualifications, compensation, expenses, leave, transfer, lay-off, removal, discipline and other incidents of employment of those district court reporters. To the extent possible, the personnel plan shall recognize performance as measured by factors such as productivity, reliability, effectiveness and longevity.
(3)  There shall be paid in addition to said salary, to each of the court reporters of the district courts, out of the state treasury, for each term of district court held by the judge thereof, for the trial and disposition of causes and the transaction of business under the laws of the state, in other counties than that in which said court reporter resides, actual and necessary expenses for traveling and attending each term.