2019 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1700 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Kilgore
Additional 3% Salary Increase for Local DSS Workers

Item 474 #20h

Item 474 #20h

First Year - FY2019 Second Year - FY2020
Central Appropriations
Central Appropriations FY2019 $0 FY2020 $3,276,429 GF

Page 486, line 12, strike "$239,537,205" and insert "$242,813,634".

Page 498, after line 43, insert:

"EE. Out of the appropriation for this item, $3,276,429 from the general fund the second year is to support the cost of an additional three percent increase salary increase for local employees under the Department of Social Services effective July 1, 2019."


(This amendment provides $3.3 million from the general fund in fiscal year 2019 to provide an additional 3% salary increase for local Department of Social Services employees effective July 1, 2019. Chapter 2 authorized a 2% salary increase for all state supported local employees. The additional 3% increase is needed to address high turnover in these offices.)