H. B. 2024
(By Delegates Caputo and R. M. Thompson)
[Introduced January 8, 2003; referred to the
Committee on Finance.]
A BILL to amend article one, chapter sixteen of the code of West
Virginia, one thousand nine hundred thirty-one, as amended, by
adding thereto a new section, designated section fourteen-a,
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 Legislature of West Virginia:
That article one, chapter sixteen of the code of West
Virginia, one thousand nine hundred thirty-one, as amended, be
amended by adding thereto a new section, designated section
fourteen-a, to read as follows:
ARTICLE 1. DIVISION OF HEALTH.
§16-1-14a. Sanitarians' salaries.
On the first day of July, two thousand three, 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.