2015 Session

Budget Amendments - SB800 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Chafin
6% Teacher Salary Increase

Item 136 #11s

Item 136 #11s

First Year - FY2015 Second Year - FY2016
Education: Elementary and Secondary
Direct Aid To Public Education FY2015 $0 FY2016 $241,176,972 GF

Page 113, line 32, strike "$6,333,616,326" and insert "$6,574,793,298".
Page 145, after 1ine 5, insert:
"36. Compensation Supplement
Sufficient funds are provided to finance, statewide a 6.0 percent salary increase for funded Standards of Quality instructional and support positions, effective July 1, 2015.  School divisions must certify to the Department of Education that salary increases of at least 6.0 percent have been provided in the second year.  In certifying that the salary increases have been provided, school divisions may not include salary increases that were provided solely to offset the cost of required member contributions to the Virginia Retirement System under Section 51.1-144, Code of Virginia."

(This amendment provides funding for the state's share of a 6 percent salary increase for funded instructional and support positions.)