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Senate Bill No. 22

(By Senators Love and White)

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[Introduced February 9, 2005; referred to the Committee

on Finance.]

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A BILL to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new section, designated §25-1-11f; and to amend and reenact §31-20-27 of said code, all relating to establishing a salary schedule for officers and employees of corrections institutions.

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 §25-1-11f; and that §31-20-27 of said code be amended and reenacted, all to read as follows:
CHAPTER 25. DIVISION OF CORRECTIONS.

ARTICLE 1. ORGANIZATION, INSTITUTIONS AND CORRECTIONS MANAGEMENT.
§25-1-11f. State salaries for officers and employees of corrections institutions.

Each officer and employee of a corrections institution shall receive the amount prescribed in the "state salary schedule I" as set forth in this section.

STATE SALARY SCHEDULE I

Rank 1st year 2nd year 3rd year 4th & 5th year
Correctional Officer
20,120 21,126 22,182 23,291
Senior Correctional Officer     22,182 25,652
Correctional Officer First Class     22,182 28,217
Correctional Corporal     22,182 31,039
Correctional Sergeant     22,182 34,132
Correctional Lieutenant     22,182 37,545
Correctional Captain
    22,182 41,300
Correctional Major
    22,182 42,968
Correctional Counselor 1 20,120 21,126 22,182 23,291
Correctional Counselor 2       28,217
Corrections Case Manager       34,132
Corrections Unit Manager       41,300
Rank 1st year 2nd year 3rd year 4th & 5th year
Correctional Support
Worker 1
15,060 15,813 16,604 17,434
Correctional Support
Worker 2
18,116 19,021 19,972 20,971
Correctional Support
Worker 3
20,120 21,126 22,182 23,291
Correctional Support
Supervisor 1
      31,039
Correctional Support
Supervisor 2
      37,545
Corrections Program Specialist       34,132
Corrections Program Specialist, Senior       37,545
Corrections Program Manager 1       45,058
Corrections Program Manager 2       47,144
Corrections Associate Warden 1       45,058
Corrections Associate Warden 2       47,144
Corrections Deputy Warden 1       49,232
Corrections Deputy Warden 2       50,276
Corrections Warden 1
      51,320
Rank 1st year 2nd year 3rd year 4th & 5th year
Corrections Warden 2
      53,408
Corrections Deputy Commissioner       57,414

Rank After 5th year After 8th year After 11th year After 14th year
Correctional Officer
23,943 24,422 24,910 25,408
Senior Correctional Officer 26,370 26,897 27,435 27,984
Correctional Officer First Class 29,007 29,587 30,179 30,783
Correctional Corporal 31,908 32,546 33,197 33,861
Correctional Sergeant 35,088 35,790 36,506 37,236
Correctional Lieutenant 38,596 39,059 39,528 40,002
Correctional Captain
42,456 42,965 43,481 44,003
Correctional Major
44,168 44,768 45,368 45,968
Correctional Counselor 1 23,943 24,422 24,910 25,408
Correctional Counselor 2 29,007 29,587 30,179 30,783
Rank After 5th year After 8th year After 11th year After 14th year
Corrections Case Manager 35,088 35,790 36,506 37,236
Corrections Unit Manager 42,456 42,965 43,481 44,003
Correctional Support
Worker 1
17,922 18,280 18,646 19,019
Correctional Support
Worker 2
21,558 21,989 22,429 22,878
Correctional Support
Worker 3
23,943 24,422 24,910 25,408
Correctional Support
Supervisor 1
31,908 32,546 33,197 33,861
Correctional Support
Supervisor 2
38,596 39,059 39,528 40,002
Corrections Program Specialist 35,088 35,790 36,506 37,980
Corrections Program Specialist, Senior 38,596 39,059 39,528 40,002
Corrections Program Manager 1 46,256 46,856 47,456 48,056
Corrections Program Manager 2 48,344 48,944 49,544 50,144
Corrections Associate Warden 1 46,256 46,856 47,456 48,056
Corrections Associate Warden 2 48,344 48,944 49,544 50,144
Corrections Deputy Warden 1 50,462 51,471 52,500 53,130
Rank After 5th year After 8th year After 11th year After 14th year
Corrections Deputy Warden 2 51,491 52,316 52,926 53,725
Corrections Warden 1
53,120 53,720 54,320 54,920
Corrections Warden 2
54,608 55,208 55,808 56,408
Corrections Deputy Commissioner 59,022 59,730 60,447 61,172

Rank After 17th year After
20th year
After
23rd year
After 26th year After 29th year
Correctional Officer
25,916 26,434 26,963 27,502 28,052
Senior Correctional Officer 28,544 29,115 29,697 30,291 30,897
Correctional Officer First Class 31,399 32,027 32,668 33,321 33,987
Correctional Corporal 34,538 35,229 35,934 36,653 37,386
Correctional Sergeant 37,980 38,740 39,515 40,305 41,111
Correctional Lieutenant 40,482 40,967 41,459 41,957 42,460
Correctional Captain
44,531 45,065 45,606 46,153 46,707
Correctional Major
46,568 47,168 47,768 48,368 48,968
Rank After 17th year After
20th year
After
23rd year
After 26th year After 29th year
Correctional Counselor 1 25,916 26,963 26,963 27,502 28,052
Correctional Counselor 2 31,399 32,027 32,668 33,321 33,987
Corrections Case Manager 37,980 38,740 39,515 40,305 41,111
Corrections Unit Manager 44,431 45,065 45,606 46,153 46,707
Correctional Support
Worker 1
19,399 19,787 20,182 20,586 20,998
Correctional Support
Worker 2
23,336 23,803 24,279 24,764 25,259
Correctional Support
Worker 3
25,916 26,434 26,963 27,502 28,052
Correctional Support
Supervisor 1
34,538 35,229 35,934 36,653 37,386
Correctional Support
Supervisor 2
40,482 40,967 41,459 41,957 42,460
Corrections Program Specialist 37,980 38,740 39,515 40,305 41,111
Corrections Program Specialist, Senior 40,482 40,967 41,459 41,957 42,460
Corrections Program Manager 1 48,658 49,258 49,856 50,456 51,058
Corrections Program Manager 2 50,744 51,344 51,944 52,544 53,144
Corrections Associate Warden 1 48,658 49,258 49,856 50,456 51,058
Rank After 17th year After
20th year
After
23rd year
After 26th year After 29th year
Corrections Associate Warden 2 50,744 51,344 51,944 52,544 53,144
Corrections Deputy Warden 1 53,768 54,413 55,066 55,527 56,396
Corrections Deputy Warden 2 54,301 54,855 55,382 55,882 56,999
Corrections Warden 1
54,920 55,520 56,120 56,720 57,320
Corrections Warden 2
57,008 57,608 58,208 58,808 59,408
Corrections Deputy Commissioner 57,008 57,608 58,208 58,808 59,408
CHAPTER 31. CORPORATIONS.

ARTICLE 20. WEST VIRGINIA REGIONAL JAIL AND CORRECTIONAL FACILITY AUTHORITY.

§31-20-27. Correctional officers; regional jails; priority of hiring.

(a) Notwithstanding any provision of this code to the contrary, the authority, when employing correctional officers to complete the approved staffing plan of a regional jail completed after the effective date of this section, shall employ any correctional officer applying for a position as a correctional officer at a regional jail who was employed in good standing at a county jail facility in the region at the time of its closing or at a prison facility operated by the Division of Corrections: Provided, That the regional jail is located within the same region as the prison facility that was closed due to relocation of the prison facility to a site outside the region. Only those correctional officers, who are employees in good standing at the time the prison facility is closed, are eligible for transfer under the provisions of this subsection. Correctional officers, employed under the provisions of this subsection, shall be employed at a salary under section eleven-f , article one, chapter twenty-five of this code, and with benefits consistent with the approved plan of compensation of the Division of Personnel, created under section five, article six, chapter twenty-nine of this code. All correctional officers employed under this subsection shall also be covered by the policies and procedures of the Education and State Employees Grievance Board, created under section five, article six-a, chapter twenty-nine of this code and the classified-exempt service protection policies of the division of personnel.
(b) The authority shall, when employing correctional officers to fill positions within the approved staffing plan of any regional jail, employ any correctional officer applying for a position as a correctional officer at a regional jail who was previously employed as a correctional officer in good standing at any local jail facility: Provided, That the local jail facility is located within the same region as the regional jail at the time of the local jail facility's closing or reduction in size and was reduced in size or closed prior to or due to the completion of the regional jail within the region. Correctional officers, employed under the provisions of this subsection, shall be employed at a salary under section eleven-f, article one, chapter twenty-five of this code,
and with benefits consistent with the approved plan of compensation of the Division of Personnel, created under section five, article six, chapter twenty-nine of this code. Only those county correctional officers who are employees in good standing at the time the local jail facility is closed are eligible for transfer under the provisions of this subsection. All correctional officers employed under this subsection shall also be covered by the policies and procedures of the Education and State Employees Grievance Board created under section five, article six-a, chapter twenty-nine of this code and the classified-exempt service protection of the Division of Personnel.

NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to establish a salary schedule for officers and employees of corrections institutions.

Strike-throughs indicate language that would be stricken from the present law, and underscoring indicates new language that would be added.

§25-1-11f is new; therefore, strike-throughs and underscoring have been omitted.

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