The Legislative Coordinating Commission shall appoint a qualified director of the Legislative Reference Library. It shall fix the director's salary if it is not provided by law. The director shall serve at the pleasure of the commission and be reimbursed for necessary travel expenses.
Subject to the approval of the commission, the director shall employ and may fix the compensation of technical research, clerical, and stenographic assistants as necessary to efficiently discharge the duties imposed upon the office. The director shall procure the necessary furniture and supplies.
The library shall be kept open during the time provided by law for other state offices. When the legislature is in session, the library shall be kept open at the hours most convenient to members of the legislature.