2015 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1400 (Committee Approved)

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Salary Adj. Entry Level Correction Officers

Item 385 #3h

Item 385 #3h

First Year - FY2015 Second Year - FY2016
Public Safety
Corrections, Department of FY2015 $0 FY2016 $7,286,903 GF

Page 342, line 17, strike "$101,118,441" and insert "$108,405,344".
Page 344, after line 40, insert:
"P.  Out of the amounts appropriated for this item, $7,286,903 the second year from the general fund is provided for a $1,000 increase in the annual starting salary for correctional officers working at Department of Corrections facilities effective July 25, 2015.  The $1,000 salary increase shall not be included for the purposes of calculating the one and one-half percent salary increase authorized in Item 467 of this act."

(This amendment provides $7.3 million to provide a $1,000 per year increase in starting salaries of entry level correction officers.)