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Introduced Version House Bill 2370 History

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H. B. 2370


(By Delegates Doyle and Duke)

[Introduced February 15, 2005; referred to the

Committee on Education then Finance.]





A BILL to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new section, designated §5-5-6; and to amend said code by adding thereto two new sections, designated § 18A-4-5e and § 18A-4-8j , all relating to providing an augmentation to any salary increase for any public employee, teacher or school service personnel.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:

That the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, be amended by adding thereto a new section, designated §5-5-6; and that said code be amended by adding thereto two new sections, designated § 18A-4-5e and § 18A-4-8j , all to read as follows:

CHAPTER 5. GENERAL POWERS AND AUTHORITY OF THE GOVERNOR,

SECRETARY OF STATE AND ATTORNEY GENERAL; BOARD

OF PUBLIC WORKS; MISCELLANEOUS AGENCIES, COMMISSIONS,

OFFICES, PROGRAMS, ETC.

ARTICLE 5. SALARY INCREASE FOR STATE EMPLOYEES.
§5-5-6. Increase to salary increases based on county per capita income.

(a) Effective for the fiscal year beginning the first day of July, two thousand five, any increase in the salary of an employee who resides in a county whose per capita income is above the average county per capita income for the State is to be augmented as provided in this section.
(b) The salary increase augmentation required by this section to an employee's salary increase is equal to one half of one percent of the salary increase for each one percent the employee's resident county per capita income is above the average county per capita income for the State.
(c) For purposes of this section, the county per capita income and the average county per capita income for the State are those determined in the latest computation published by the federal census-taking agency.
CHAPTER 18A. SCHOOL PERSONNEL.

ARTICLE 4. SALARIES, WAGES AND OTHER BENEFITS.
§18A-4-5e. Increase to salary increases based on county per capita income.

(a) Notwithstanding any provisions of section five of this article to the contrary and effective for the fiscal year beginning the first day of July, two thousand five, any increase in the salary of a teacher who resides in a county whose per capita income is above the average county per capita income for the State is to be augmented as provided in this section.
(b) The salary increase augmentation required by this section to a teacher's salary increase is equal to one half of one percent of the salary increase for each one percent the teacher's resident county per capita income is above the average county per capita income for the State.
(c) For purposes of this section, the county per capita income and the average county per capita income for the State are those determined in the latest computation published by the federal census-taking agency.
§18A-4-8j. Increase to salary increases based on county per capita income.

(a) Effective for the fiscal year beginning the first day of July, two thousand five, any increase in the salary of a school service employee who resides in a county whose per capita income is above the average county per capita income for the State is to be augmented as provided in this section.
(b) The salary increase augmentation required by this section to a school service employee's salary increase is equal to one half of one percent of the salary increase for each one percent the school service employee's resident county per capita income is above the average county per capita income for the State.
(c) For purposes of this section, the county per capita income and the average county per capita income for the State are those determined in the latest computation published by the federal census-taking agency.


NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to augment any salary increase received by a public employee, teacher or school service personnel by .5% of the increase for every 1% the employee's or teacher's resident county's per capita income exceeds the average county per capita income for the State.


§5-5-6 , §18A-4-5e and §18A-4-8j are new; therefore, strike-throughs and underscoring have been omitted.
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