(705 ILCS 70/4.1) (from Ch. 37, par. 654.1)
    Sec. 4.1. Appointment and salary of administrative personnel.
    (a) The employer representative may authorize the chief judge of any single county circuit in which official court reporting services are centrally administered, (1) to appoint from among the court reporters appointed in the circuit an Administrator of Court Reporters, a Deputy Administrator of Court Reporters and 2 Assistant Administrators of Court Reporters, (2) to designate from among the court reporters appointed in the circuit one Reporter Supervisor and one Assistant Reporter Supervisor for each Department and Division of the circuit court, and (3) to appoint secretarial and other support staff to assist the Administrator. Each Administrator, Deputy Administrator, Assistant Administrator, Reporter Supervisor, and Assistant Reporter Supervisor shall have an "A" proficiency rating, by examination, as provided in Section 7.
    (b) Administrative personnel appointed under this Section shall be paid by the State.
        (1) In addition to their regular salary as official
    
court reporters, the administrative personnel appointed under this Section shall be paid such additional sums as the employer representative specifies. Such sums shall be included in the pay schedule adopted pursuant to Section 8. The additional amounts paid shall reflect the burden of administrative responsibility borne by the administrative personnel and the consequent lack of opportunity to produce transcripts of testimony. The additional amounts paid to such personnel shall not exceed the following:
            (A) Administrator of Court Reporters: $20,000 per
        
year;
            (B) Deputy Administrator of Court Reporters:
        
$15,000 per year;
            (C) Assistant Administrators of Court Reporters:
        
$13,000 per year;
            (D) Reporter Supervisors: $10,000 per year.
            (E) Assistant Reporter Supervisors: $5,000 per
        
year.
        (2) Each of the secretarial and other support staff
    
authorized under this Section shall be paid a salary as determined per year by the employer representative.
(Source: P.A. 94-98, eff. 7-1-05.)