2019 Code of Alabama
Title 38 - Public Welfare.
Chapter 2 - State and County Departments and Boards of Human Resources.
Section 38-2-4 - Legal counsel for department.
The commissioner, with the approval of the Attorney General, shall be authorized, subject to the provisions of the state merit system law, to appoint a legal counsel for the State Department of Human Resources. He shall be commissioned as assistant attorney general and shall have the authority and duties of an assistant attorney general but he shall devote his entire time to the business of the Department of Human Resources.
The compensation for the said legal counsel shall be paid out of funds appropriated to the State Department of Human Resources and in the same manner as the compensation of other employees is paid.(Acts 1953, No. 19, p. 24.)