2-5-9. Certification and payment of compensation to officers and employees. The compensation of the officers and employees of the Senate, except the lieutenant governor, and the compensation of the officers and employees of the House of Representatives shall be fixed by a joint select committee of both houses. The compensation shall be paid out of the state treasury, upon vouchers approved by the director of the Legislative Research Council.
Source: SDC 1939, § 55.0510; SL 1968, ch 201, § 2; SL 1985, ch 17, § 2.