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2021 Session

Budget Bill - HB1800 (Introduced)

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Department of Elections

Item 87

Item 87

First Year - FY2021Second Year - FY2022
Financial Assistance for Electoral Services (78000)$8,809,953
$6,275,378
$8,809,953
$6,275,378
Financial Assistance for General Registrar Compensation (78001)FY2021 $7,637,437
$5,322,303
FY2022 $7,637,437
$5,322,303
Financial Assistance for Local Electoral Board Compensation and Expenses (78002)FY2021 $1,172,516
$953,075
FY2022 $1,172,516
$953,075
Fund Sources: 
GeneralFY2021 $8,809,953
$6,275,378
FY2022 $8,809,953
$6,275,378

Authority: Title 24.2, Chapter 1, Code of Virginia.


A.1.a. In determining the salary for each general registrar, the Department of Elections shall use the most recent provisional population estimate from the Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service of the University of Virginia. The Department of Elections shall adjust such population estimate, where applicable, for any annexation or consolidation order by a court when such order becomes effective. There shall be no reduction in salary by reason of a decline in population during the terms in which the incumbent general registrar remains in office.


b. The annual salaries of general registrars, in accordance with the provisions of § 24.2-111, Code of Virginia, shall be as hereinafter prescribed.


July 1, 2020

July 1, 2021

to

to

Population

June 30, 2021

June 30, 2022

0-25,000

$49,256

$49,256

25,001-50,000

$54,123

$54,123

50,001-100,000

$59,317

$59,317

100,001-150,000

$66,290

$66,290

150,001-200,000

$72,600

$72,600

200,001 and above

$95,957

$95,957


c. Any locality required to supplement the salary of a general registrar on June 30, 1981, shall continue that supplement at the identical annual amount as paid in FY 1982. This supplement shall continue as long as the incumbent general registrar on July 1, 1982, continues in office. Further, any locality may supplement the annual salary of the general registrar. There shall be no reimbursement out of the state treasury for such supplements.


2. General registrars in the Counties of Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun, and Prince William and the Cities of Alexandria, Fairfax, Falls Church, Manassas, and Manassas Park shall receive a cost of competition supplement equal to 15 percent of the salaries authorized in paragraph A.1.a. The cost of this supplement shall be paid out of the general fund of the state treasury.


B.1.a. The Department of Elections shall set the annual compensation for secretaries and members of local electoral boards on July 1 of each year. In determining such compensation, the Department of Elections shall use the most recent provisional population estimate from the Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service of the University of Virginia.


b. The annual compensation of the secretary of each local electoral board shall be as hereinafter prescribed.


July 1, 2020

July 1, 2021

to

to

June 30, 2021

June 30, 2022

Population Size

of Locality

0-10,000

$2,215

$2,215

10,001-25,000

$3,319

$3,319

25,001-50,000

$4,425

$4,425

50,001-100,000

$5,531

$5,531

100,001-150,000

$6,635

$6,635

150,001-200,000

$7,760

$7,760

200,001-350,000

$8,856

$8,856

Above 350,000

$9,957

$9,957


c. The annual compensation of other members of local electoral boards shall be fixed at one-half the annual compensation provided to the secretary of the board.


d. The governing body of any county or city may pay to a full-time secretary of an electoral board such supplemental compensation as it deems appropriate. There shall be no reimbursement out of the state treasury for such supplements.


2. Nothing herein contained shall prevent the governing body of any county or city from paying the secretary of its electoral board such additional allowance for expenses as it deems appropriate but there shall be no reimbursement out of the state treasury for such expenses.


3. Notwithstanding § 24.2-108, Code of Virginia, counties and cities shall not be reimbursed for mileage paid to members of electoral boards.