H. B. 2240
(By Delegates Caputo and Ron Thompson
[Introduced February 11, 2005; referred to the
Committee on Finance.]
A BILL to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by
adding thereto a new section, designated §16-1-14a, relating
to sanitarian employees of the division of health; providing
for a twenty-five percent across the board salary increase;
and providing for an annual cost-of-living increase.
Be it enacted by the Legislatu
re of West Virginia:
That the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, be amended
by adding thereto a new section, designated §16-1-14a, to read as
ARTICLE 1. DIVISION OF HEALTH.
§16-1-14a. Sanitarians' salaries.
On the first day of July, two thousand five, any sanitarian,
as defined in section two, article seventeen, chapter thirty of
this code, who is employed by the division of health shall receive
a salary increase in an amount equal to twenty-five percent of his or her salary on that date. Thereafter each sanitarian shall
receive an annual cost-of-living salary increase in an amount equal
to the annual rate of inflation as calculated by the West Virginia
division of labor.
NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to provide for a 25%
across-the-board salary increase for sanitarian employees of the
division of health to bring their salaries into parity with county
sanitarian employee salaries, and to additionally provide for an
annual cost-of-living salary increase.
This section is new; therefore, strike-throughs and
underscoring have been omitted.