2017 Session

Budget Amendments - SB900 (Committee Approved)

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Provide a 2.0 Percent Raise for Faculty

Item 475 #8s

Item 475 #8s

First Year - FY2017 Second Year - FY2018
Central Appropriations
Central Appropriations FY2017 $0 FY2018 $16,993,399 GF

Page 459, line 8, strike "$151,691,160" and insert "$168,684,559".

Page 468, after line 43, insert:

"Z.1. The base salaries of faculty members at institutions of higher education shall be increased by two percent on July 10, 2017.

2. Nothing in this act shall preclude institutions of higher education from providing base salary increases or bonuses to faculty or staff.

3. Salary increases authorized in this paragraph for employees of the Executive Department not subject to the Virginia Personnel Act shall be consistent with the provisions of this paragraph, as determined by the appointing or governing authority. However, notwithstanding anything herein to the contrary, the governing authorities of those state institutions of higher education with employees not subject to the Virginia Personnel Act may implement salary increases for such employees that may vary based on performance and other employment-related factors.  The appointing or governing authority shall certify to the Department of Human Resource Management that employees receiving the awards are performing at levels at least comparable to the eligible employees as set out in paragraph X.1., subparagraph 2.a. of this Item.

4. Out of the appropriation for Adjustments to Employee Compensation is included $16,993,399 the second year from the general fund to support the costs associated with the salary increase provided in this paragraph.".


(This amendment provides a two percent base salary adjustment for faculty, effective July 10, 2017.)