Rule 14-505. Expenses.

(a) The salaries of OPC counsel and staff, their expenses, administrative costs, and the expenses of the members of the screening panels, shall be paid by the Bar.

(b) The budget prepared by the executive director and senior counsel pursuant to Rule 14-504(b)(14) shall reasonably ensure the accomplishment of the goals of the disciplinary system, the professional development of the staff, and salaries that will encourage continued employment of competent professionals and support staff and will provide compensation approximately equivalent to current salaries in comparable service.