(b) The hearing officer shall be paid compensation for time spent in actual attendance at the hearing and for time spent in performance of the hearing officer's official duties. In addition to compensation, the hearing officer shall be paid subsistence allowances, mileage, and other expenses as provided in K.S.A. 75-3223, and amendments thereto. The costs for the services of the hearing officer shall be paid by the board.
(c) Testimony at a hearing shall be recorded by a certified shorthand reporter. The cost for the certified shorthand reporter's services shall be paid by the board. The testimony shall be transcribed if the decision of the hearing officer is appealed to the district court, or if either party requests transcription. The appellant or the party making the request shall pay for the cost of transcription. If both parties jointly request that the testimony be transcribed at the hearing level, the parties shall each pay one-half of the cost of transcription.
(d) Each party shall be responsible for the payment of its own attorney fees.
(e) All costs of a hearing which are not specifically allocated in this section shall be paid by the board.
History: L. 1974, ch. 301, § 5; L. 1975, ch. 373, § 5; L. 1976, ch. 315, § 5; L. 1986, ch. 271, § 2; L. 1992, ch. 185, § 1; L. 2003, ch. 52, § 2; July 1.