2021 Session

Budget Amendments - SB1100 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Stanley
Funding of Career Progression Plan for Deputy Sheriffs

Item 68 #4s

Item 68 #4s

First Year - FY2021 Second Year - FY2022
Compensation Board FY2021 $0 FY2022 $90,947,882 GF

Page 55, line 44, strike "$499,752,342" and insert "$590,700,224".

Page 55, line 45, strike "$499,752,342" and insert "$590,700,224".

Page 59, after line 15, insert:

"P. 1. Included in the appropriation for this item, $90,947,882 the second year from the general fund is provided for the following salary adjustments:

2. Effective July 1, 2021 the State Compensation Board shall increase the minimum starting salary for entry-level grade 7 deputy sheriffs employed in sheriffs' offices and entry-level grade 7 regional jail officers employed in regional jails to $40,000.

3. Additionally, effective July 1, 2021, the Compensation Board shall establish a career progression program which provides an annual $800 step increase, up to 25 years, contingent on a positive annual evaluation. Upon the creation of the career progression system all eligible sheriff's department/regional jail employees shall be moved to the step matching years of service within the progression program."


(This amendment provides $90.9 million GF in FY 2022 to increase the starting pay and implement a career progression program for deputy sheriffs and regional jail officers.)