2022 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Conference Report)

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Bonus for State Employees

Item 483 #4c

Item 483 #4c

First Year - FY2023 Second Year - FY2024
Central Appropriations
Central Appropriations FY2023 $66,517,107 FY2024 $0 GF

Page 495, line 12, strike "$293,357,683" and insert "$359,874,790".

Page 504, after line 4, insert:

"X.1. In addition to the amounts provided for the compensation actions authorized in paragraphs T.1., V., and W., up to $66,517,107 the first year from the general fund shall be used to provide a one-time bonus payment of $1,000 on December 1, 2022 to all classified employees of the Executive Branch and other full-time employees of the Commonwealth, except elected officials, who were employed on or before August 10, 2022 and remained employed until at least November 10, 2022.

2. Employees in the Executive Department subject to the Virginia Personnel Act shall receive the bonus payment authorized in this paragraph only if they have attained an equivalent rating of at least "Contributor" on their performance evaluation and have no active written notices under the Standards of Conduct within the preceding twelve-month period."


(This amendment provides $66.5 million from the general fund in fiscal year 2023 for a one-time bonus payment of $1,000 to state employees on December 1, 2022. The funding amount reflects the state's general fund share of the bonus.)