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(A) Section 16A of chapter 221 of the General Laws, as amended by section 29 of chapter 61 of the acts of 2007, is hereby further amended by adding the following sentence:- That assistant clerk shall receive, in addition to the salary paid to him as an assistant clerk under section 4, a sum equivalent to 10 per cent of the salary of an assistant clerk.
(B) Chapter 278 of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting after section 28C the following section:-
Section 28D 1/2. The clerk, the first assistant clerk and the second assistant clerk of the appellate division shall receive from the commonwealth as salary an amount equal to 10 per cent of and in addition to the salaries established and paid to them as clerk, first assistant clerk and second assistant clerk respectively of the superior court for criminal business in the county of Suffolk.
An employee of the office of the clerk of the superior court for criminal business in the county of Suffolk shall be designated by the clerk as a clerical assistant in matters pertaining to the business of the appellate division. The clerical assistant, so designated, shall receive from the commonwealth as salary an amount equal to 10 per cent of, and in addition to, the salary established and paid to that employee in the position held by that employee in the office of the clerk.
The clerk and the assistant clerks of the appellate division shall receive for travelling expenses necessarily incurred in the performance of their official duties the sum approved by a justice of the appellate division to be paid by the commonwealth. The clerk shall receive for office expenses necessarily incurred in the conduct of the business of the appellate division the sums approved by a justice of the appellate division to be paid by the commonwealth.
This section re-establishes compensation for the Suffolk Superior Criminal Clerk's office that was removed in outside sections of the enacted fiscal year 2008 budget.
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