2017 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1500 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Cole
Increase Salary for Registrars to Equal Treasurers

Item 87 #1h

Item 87 #1h

First Year - FY2017 Second Year - FY2018
Department of Elections FY2017 $0 FY2018 $5,704,958 GF

Page 77, line 41, strike "$5,832,810" and insert "$11,537,768".

Page 79, after line 9, insert:

"C. Not withstanding the salaries listed in paragraph A. of this item, effective July 1, 2017 the annual salaries for general registrars shall be adjusted to equal the salaries for Local Treasurers as established under Item 75 of this act."  


(This amendment provides $5.7 million from the general fund in fiscal year 2018 to increase the salary scale for general registrars to equal the salary scale for treasurers and restores the funding level for registrars and electoral boards to 100% of the cost.)