28. Compensation, expenses, employees. Such secretaries shall receive an annual salary to be fixed by the appointing officer within the amount appropriated therefor and shall be paid their office, traveling and other expenses necessarily incurred by them in the performance of their duties. The chairman of the finance committee of the senate and the chairman of the ways and means committee of the assembly may each appoint for the committee of which he is chairman such accounting, clerical and stenographic employees as may be necessary to assist such committee and the secretaries thereof in performing the duties prescribed by this article. The compensation of such employees shall be fixed by the appointing officer within the amount appropriated therefor.
Expenditures made from appropriations by the legislature for the senate finance committee and the assembly ways and means committee may include studies and surveys and for expenses of maintenance and operation including personal service and the expenses of the chairpersons while in travel in the performance of committee duties or while in Albany during the recess of the legislature, the traveling expenses of the employees of such committees while visiting state institutions or performing other committee duties, and the purchase or exchange, maintenance or hiring of automobiles.
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