2015 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1400 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Hope
Co-Patron(s): Tyler
5% Salary Adj. for Correctional Officers

Item 385 #1h

Item 385 #1h

First Year - FY2015 Second Year - FY2016
Public Safety
Corrections, Department of FY2015 $16,500,000 FY2016 $16,500,000 GF

Page 342, line 16, strike "$100,506,587" and insert "$117,006,587".
Page 342, line 17, strike "$101,118,441" and insert "$117,618,441".
Page 344, after line 40, insert:
"P. Included in the appropriation for this item, $16,500,000 the first year and $16,500,000 the second year from the general fund if provided to support a 5 percent salary increase for correctional officers employed by the Department of Corrections."

(This amendment provides $16.5 million from the general fund each year to provide a 5% state adjustment for correctional officers.)