2013 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1500 (Committee Approved)

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Funding for State Employee Salary Compression Adjustment

Item 468 #4h

Item 468 #4h

First Year - FY2013 Second Year - FY2014
Central Appropriations
Central Appropriations FY2013 $0 FY2014 $17,308,986 GF

Page 425, line 5, strike "$219,730,394" and insert "$237,039,380".
Page 430, line 42,  after "up to" strike "$54,667,823" and insert "$51,055,365".
Page 430, line 52, after "percent on" strike "July 10, 2013" and insert:
"August 10, 2013".
Page 432, line 9, after "no earlier than" strike "July 10, 2013" and insert:
"August 10, 2013".
Page 432, after line 23, insert:
"S.  Subsequent to effectuating the salary adjustment authorized in paragraph P. of this item the base salary of employees listed in P.1 of this item, except for those listed in subparagraph 1 below, who have five years or more of continuous state service shall be increased by $50 for each full year of service, up to thirty years, effective August 10, 2013. The Department of Human Resource Management shall develop guidelines and procedures for implementation of this compensation adjustment.
1. Employees excluded from adjustment:  
a) Faculty at institutions of higher education
b) Judges and Justices of the Judicial Department
c) Commissioners of the State Corporation Commission
d) Commissioners of the Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission
2. Employees in the Executive Department subject to the Virginia Personnel Act shall receive the salary increases authorized in this paragraph only if they attained at least a rating of "Contributor" on their latest performance evaluation.
3.  Out of the appropriation Employee Compensation Supplements, $20,983,510 the second year from the general fund is included to support the general fund costs associated with the salary adjustment authorized in this paragraph."

(This amendment provides additional funding for state employee salary adjustments in fiscal year 2014 to address salary compression. Funding to increase the salary adjustment for faculty of higher education institutions from 2 percent to 3 percent is included in a separate amendment in Item 468 and as such they are excluded from the compression salary adjustment in this amendment.)