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Chapter 483

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  483.083.  Circuit clerks, compensation. — 1.  Each circuit clerk shall annually receive as compensation the following amounts as base salary:

  (1)  In counties of the first classification, thirty-six thousand one hundred forty-five dollars; except those counties where court is held in two cities, in which instance an additional four thousand dollars shall be added to the base salary;

  (2)  In all counties of the second or fourth classification, thirty-one thousand nine hundred seventy-eight dollars; except those counties where court is held in two cities, thirty-five thousand five hundred forty-nine dollars;

  (3)  In the counties of the third classification, twenty-seven thousand two hundred eighteen dollars except those counties where court is held in two cities; thirty thousand three hundred eight dollars; except Marion County circuit clerks, district one and district two in Hannibal, thirty-one thousand three hundred eighty-three dollars;

  (4)  In the city of St. Louis, sixty-seven thousand three hundred sixty dollars;

  (5)  The compensation of circuit clerks provided by this subsection shall annually be increased by an amount equivalent to the annual salary adjustment approved pursuant to section 476.405 for employees of the judicial department.

  2.  Such circuit clerks shall receive in addition to any salary provided by this section any salary adjustment provided pursuant to section 476.405.

  3.  In the event the judge orders child support payments in Marion County to be made through the clerk, the clerk shall annually, on or before February first of each year, charge ten dollars per year to each such person so obligated to make child support payments, which fee shall be paid to the state.

  4.  Payment of the compensation provided in this section shall be payable in equal monthly installments, except that the salary of the circuit clerk of the city of St. Louis shall be paid in semimonthly installments and except that all such compensation paid by the state shall be paid in installments as provided in section 33.100.  The compensation of all circuit clerks shall be paid by the state and they shall be considered state employees for all purposes except the manner of their selection, appointment or removal from office; except that, the circuit clerk of the city of St. Louis, the circuit clerk of St. Louis County and the court administrator of Jackson County shall continue to be paid by the city and those counties and shall not become state employees, but the city of St. Louis, St. Louis County and Jackson County shall each be paid an amount which is equivalent to a circuit clerk's salary as provided in subsection 3 of section 483.015.

  5.  The compensation provided in this section shall be in lieu of all fees, and all fees collected shall be paid over to the state or to the counties and the city of St. Louis as otherwise provided by law.


(L. 1978 H.B. 1121 & 1257, H.B. 1634, A.L. 1980 H.B. 1266, A.L. 1982 S.B. 497, A.L. 1983 S.B. 250, A.L. 1984 S.B. 581, A.L. 1987 S.B. 65, et al., A.L. 1989 S.B. 315, A.L. 1993 H.B. 571, A.L. 1995 H.B. 274 & 268)

Revisor's Note: Salary adjustment index is printed, as required by § 476.405, in Appendix D.

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