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Budget Amendments - SB30 (Floor Approved)

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Targeted Salary Increase for Virginia Marine Police

Item 474 #4h

Item 474 #4h

First Year - FY2019 Second Year - FY2020
Central Appropriations
Central Appropriations FY2019 $145,997 FY2020 $350,394 GF

Language
Page 411, line 7, strike "$34,064,453" and insert "$34,210,450".
Page 411, line 7, strike "$140,835,833" and insert "$141,186,227".

Page 419, after line 28, insert:

"U. Included in this appropriation is $145,997 the first year and $350,394 the second year from the general fund to support the cost of the following salary adjustment for all members of the Virginia Marine Police effective January 10, 2019:

1.) The starting salary for officers of the Virginia Marine Police shall be set at  $41,814.

2.) Consistent with current practice, officers of the Virginia Marine police shall receive a five percent salary adjustment after completing one year of service resulting in a salary of $43,905.

3.) The salary for all current members of the Virginia Marine Police with more than one year of service shall be the greater of $43,905 or their current salary adjusted for a 6.5 percent increase."    



Explanation

(This amendment provides $145,997 from the general fund the first year and $350,394 from the general fund the second year for salary adjustments for members of the Virginia Marine Police effective January 10, 2019. The amendment provides for a $6,500 increase in the starting pay for the marine police to equalize their starting salary with the salary for conversation officers at the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries. In addition, the amendments provide a 6.5 percent salary adjustment for the majority of the current members of the force.)