2017 Session

Budget Amendments - SB900 (Committee Approved)

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Provide 4.0 Percent Base Salary Adjustment for High-Turnover Roles in Mental Health

Item 475 #9s

Item 475 #9s

First Year - FY2017 Second Year - FY2018
Central Appropriations
Central Appropriations FY2017 $0 FY2018 $2,507,008 GF

Page 459, line 8, strike "$151,691,160" and insert "$154,198,168".

Page 468, after line 43, insert:

"AA. 1. Included within the appropriations for this Item is $2,507,008 in the second year from the general fund to be used for a four percent adjustment to the base salary of state employees in the following job roles in state mental health and intellectual disability facilities, effective July 10, 2017:

a. Direct Service Associate I

b. Direct Service Associate II

c. Direct Service Associate III

d. Registered Nurse I

e. Registered Nurse II/Nurse Practitioner/Physician's Assistant

f. Licensed Practical Nurse

2.a. For purposes of this paragraph, state mental health and intellectual disability facilities shall be comprised of the following:

b. Catawba Hospital

c. Central State Hospital

d. Central Virginia Training Center

e. Commonwealth Center for Children and Adolescents

f. Eastern State Hospital

g. Hiram Davis Medical Center

h. Northern Virginia Mental Health Institute

i. Piedmont Geriatric Hospital

j. Southern Virginia Mental Health Institute

k. Southeastern Virginia Training Center

l. Southwestern Virginia Training Center

m. Virginia Center Behavioral Rehabilitation

n. Western State Hospital

3. Employees in the Executive Department subject to the Virginia Personnel Act shall receive the salary increases authorized in this paragraph only if they attained at least a rating of "Contributor" on their latest performance evaluation.

4. The salary increase authorized in this paragraph is intended to be in addition to any other salary increase authorized in this act.".


(This amendment provides a four percent base salary adjustment for certain high-turnover positions in state facilities for mental health and intellectual disabilities, effective July 10, 2017 and to be reflected in their August 1, 2017 paychecks.)