H. B. 4119
(By Delegates Kump, Cooper, Folk and Faircloth)
[Introduced January 9, 2014; referred to the
Committee on Government Organization then Finance.]
A BILL to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new section, designated §4-2A-11, relating to reducing compensation of state legislators.
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 §4-2A-11, to read as follows:
ARTICLE 2A. COMPENSATION FOR AND EXPENSES OF MEMBERS OF THE LEGISLATURE.
§4-2A-11. Compensation for members of the Legislature limited.
Notwithstanding other provisions of this code to the contrary, and subject to constitutional requirements, the salary of state legislators shall be limited to $18,000 annually.
NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to reduce legislators’ compensation to an annual salary of $18,000.
This section is new; therefore, it has been completely underscored.