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Idaho Court Administrative Rule 26. Expenses of Court Reporters. 

(a) Expenses for facilities and supplies used by court reporters in performing their official court reporter duties are the responsibility of the county. In addition, it is recommended that the following be supplied by the county: 


Stenograph paper 

Ink and ribbons 

Maintenance on steno writers, including support contracts

Typewriter (if needed) 

Office furniture 

Computer disks 

Audio Tapes 

Online storage of stenographic notes and transcripts


Office Space (If the county does not have office space available in the courthouse for the court reporters to work, the Administrative District Judge or designee may authorize the court reporters to work out of their home.) And any other supplies for making the record in the court room. 


(b) Expenses for supplies used by court reporters when charging fees under Idaho Code §1-1105(2) is the responsibility of the court reporter. In addition, it is recommended that the following be supplied by the court reporters: 



Software support 

Binding equipment 



Copy costs 


(If there is no commercial establishment to reproduce transcripts in the city where the trial or hearing is held, then the court reporter shall be allowed to use the copiers of the county and pay the actual costs of such copying.) And any other supplies for making the official transcripts.

(Adopted March 17, 1998; effective October 1, 1998; amended January 3, 2008, effective March 1, 2008)
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Members of the
Idaho Supreme Court

Chief Justice G Richard Bevan
Justice Robyn M. Brody
Justice Gregory W. Moeller
Justice Colleen D. Zahn
Justice Cynthia K.C. Meyer

Members of the
Idaho Court of Appeals

Chief Judge David W. Gratton
Judge Molly J Huskey
Judge Jessica M. Lorello
Judge Michael P. Tribe



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