§1273. Transcription of testimony; fees
The court reporter, at the request of the parties to any proceeding or any of them, or at the direction of the presiding judge, shall transcribe prior to the submission of the case, all or part of the testimony or other matter so taken down, and furnish as many copies thereof as may be required by law for the purposes of appeal. The party requesting such transcription shall pay into the judicial expense fund a fee of ten cents for each one hundred words transcribed. In the event both parties or the judge should direct the transcription, each party shall pay the expense of transcribing the testimony offered by him. No transcribed testimony shall be filed until the transcription fee shall have been paid; but no fees shall be allowed for transcribing matter other than testimony and notes of evidence. Such fees, when collected by the clerk, shall be paid by him as additional compensation to the court reporter performing the service in the same manner as the court reporter's salary is paid, and shall be taxed as costs.
Acts 2006, No. 621, §19(A), eff. Jan. 1, 2009; Acts 2008, No. 675, §1, eff. July 1, 2008; Acts 2008, No. 873, §1, eff. July 9, 2008; Acts 2011, No. 340, §2, eff. June 29, 2011; Acts 2012, No. 474, §4(B)(2).