2019 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1700 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Garrett
Increase Entry Level Pay for Regional Jail Officers

Item 474 #11h

Item 474 #11h

First Year - FY2019 Second Year - FY2020
Central Appropriations
Central Appropriations FY2019 $0 FY2020 $2,626,315 GF

Page 486, line 12, strike "$239,537,205" and insert "$242,163,520".

Page 498, after line 43, insert:

"EE. Out of the appropriation for this item, $2,626,315 from the general fund the second year to support the cost of increasing the entry level pay for sworn regional jail officers by $871 effective July 1, 2019."


(This amendment provides $2.6 million from the general fund in fiscal year 2020 to provide a $871 increase in starting pay for regional jail officers which is identical to the increase deputy sheriffs will receive on February 1, 2019.)