2019 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1700 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Heretick
Increase Compensation for General Registrars to Equal Treasurers

Item 84 #3h

Item 84 #3h

First Year - FY2019 Second Year - FY2020
Department of Elections FY2019 $0 FY2020 $3,500,000 GF

Page 81, line 29, strike "$5,957,836" and insert "$9,457,836".

Page 83, after line 8, insert:

"C. Not withstanding the salaries listed in paragraph A. of this item, effective July 1, 2019 the annual salaries for general registrars shall be adjusted to equal the salaries for Local Treasurers as established under Item 72 of this act."


(This amendment provides $3.5 million from the general fund in fiscal year 2020 to increase the salary scale for general registrars to equal the salary scale for treasurers and restores the funding level for registrars and electoral boards to 100% of the cost.)