Within the amount of money appropriated by the Legislature for this purpose, employ and compensate as an employee or contract with as an independent contractor:
One or more persons to prepare the budget and manage the fiscal affairs of the Commission and perform other duties relating to the administration of the affairs of the Commission as the Commission directs; and
Attorneys, accountants, investigators, reporters, physicians, technical experts and other necessary persons.
Provide for the attendance and compensation of witnesses.
Pay from available funds all necessary expenses incurred by the Commission.