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WEST VIRGINIA LEGISLATURE

SENATE JOURNAL

EIGHTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION, 2014

THIRD DAY

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Charleston, W. Va., Friday, January 10, 2014

    The Senate met at 10 a.m.

(Senator Kessler, Mr. President, in the Chair.)

    Prayer was offered by the Honorable John R. Unger II, a senator from the sixteenth district.

    Pending the reading of the Journal of Thursday, January 9, 2014,

    On motion of Senator Beach, the Journal was approved and the further reading thereof dispensed with.

    The Senate proceeded to the sixth order of business.

    On motions for leave, severally made, the following bills were introduced, read by their titles, and referred to the appropriate committees:

    By Senators Williams and Sypolt:

    Senate Bill No. 314--A Bill to amend and reenact §7-18-14 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to proceeds of the hotel occupancy tax; and permissible expenditure of the proceeds in a county with no more than one hospital.

    Referred to the Committee on Government Organization; and then to the Committee on Finance.

    By Senator Wells:

    Senate Bill No. 315--A Bill to amend and reenact §15-1J-2, §15-1J-3 and §15-1J-4 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, all relating to the funding of the West Virginia Military Authority; and allowing use of funds from special revenue accounts.

    Referred to the Committee on Military; and then to the Committee on Finance.

    By Senator Palumbo:

    Senate Bill No. 316--A Bill to amend and reenact §55-2-21 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to tolling the statute of limitations in certain cases; limiting the circumstances within which the statute of limitations is tolled for the institution of third-party complaints associated with pending civil actions; and clarifying that this section does not limit the doctrine of equitable tolling or the discovery rule.

    Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

    By Senators Unger, Nohe, Kessler (Mr. President), D. Hall, Stollings, Tucker, Cann, Fitzsimmons, Kirkendoll, Miller, Laird, Williams, Yost, Beach, Edgell, Plymale, Prezioso and Snyder:

    Senate Bill No. 317--A Bill to repeal §8-12-5a of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended; to amend and reenact §7-1-3 of said code; to amend and reenact §8-12-5 of said code; and to amend said code by adding thereto a new article, designated §61-7B-1, §61-7B-2, §61-7B-3, §61-7B-4, §61-7B-5 and §61-7B-6, all relating to crimes and punishment; jurisdiction, powers and duties of county commissions; general powers of municipalities and their governing bodies; uniform regulation of firearms, ammunition and firearm accessories throughout West Virginia solely by the Legislature; legislative intent; definition; general rules relating to the regulation of firearms, ammunition and firearm accessories; remedies for unlawful regulation; providing for exceptions; and providing applicability, grandfathering clause and effective date.

    Referred to the Committee on Government Organization; and then to the Committee on the Judiciary.

    By Senator Stollings:

    Senate Bill No. 318--A Bill to amend and reenact §60A-3-301 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to setting registration fees for the manufacture, distribution, dispensing and conducting research of controlled substances; and providing certain boards with rule-making authority.

    Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Resources; and then to the Committee on Finance.

    By Senator McCabe:

    Senate Bill No. 319--A Bill to amend and reenact §29-3-3 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to adding an electrician and a sprinkler fitter to the State Fire Commission.

    Referred to the Committee on Government Organization; and then to the Committee on Finance.

    By Senators Kessler (Mr. President) and M. Hall (By Request of the Executive):

    Senate Bill No. 320--A Bill to amend and reenact §15-5-1 and §15-5-6 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended; and to amend and reenact §46A-6J-1, §46A-6J-2, §46A-6J-3 and §46A-6J-4 of said code, all relating to emergency preparedness; revising the policy statement for the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management; authorizing the Governor or the Legislature to proclaim a state of preparedness; identifying conditions that permit a declaration of a state of preparedness; adding the term “state of preparedness” to where “state of emergency” is referred throughout the code; providing that a state of preparedness has the same effect as a state of emergency for the purposes of the Emergency Management Assistance Compact and the Statewide Mutual Aid System; revising the definition of “state of emergency” in the West Virginia Consumer Protection Act; defining “state of preparedness” in the West Virginia Consumer Protection Act; requiring notification of a state of preparedness by the Secretary of State; and making other technical and stylistic revisions.

    Referred to the Committee on Government Organization; and then to the Committee on the Judiciary.

    By Senators Kessler (Mr. President) and M. Hall (By Request of the Executive):

    Senate Bill No. 321--A Bill to amend and reenact §5-4-1 and §5-4-2 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, all relating to the Board of Public Works; providing for board members to be represented by designees; and permitting board members to vote by proxy.

    Referred to the Committee on Government Organization; and then to the Committee on the Judiciary.

    By Senators Kessler (Mr. President) and M. Hall (By Request of the Executive):

    Senate Bill No. 322--A Bill to amend and reenact §6-7-1 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to pay periods for officers and employees of the state, state institutions of higher education and the Higher Education Policy Commission.

    Referred to the Committee on Government Organization; and then to the Committee on Finance.

    By Senators Kessler (Mr. President) and M. Hall (By Request of the Executive):

    Senate Bill No. 323--A Bill to repeal §30-1-6a and §30-1-6b of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended; and to amend said code by adding thereto a new article, designated §30-1B-1, §30-1B-2, §30-1B-3, §30-1B-4 and §30-1B-5, all relating to professional licensing requirements for certain military members and their spouses; making legislative findings; providing for liberal construction of article; requiring certain boards to consider military education, training and experience upon application for licensure, certification or registration; providing boards with rule-making authority; allowing certain military members and their spouses to renew state licenses for six months when out of state on active duty; allowing spouses of military members to obtain a temporary professional license under certain conditions; providing a one-time waiver of renewal fee; providing boards with rule-making authority; and requiring boards to collect certain data on applications for licensure.

    Referred to the Committee on Military; and then to the Committee on Government Organization.

    By Senators Kessler (Mr. President) and M. Hall (By Request of the Executive):

    Senate Bill No. 324--A Bill to amend and reenact §24C-1-2 and §24C-1-3 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, all relating to the one-call system; revising definition of “underground facility”; and requiring that all operators of an underground facility in this state participate in a one-call system for the area in which the underground facility is located.

    Referred to the Committee on Energy, Industry and Mining; and then to the Committee on the Judiciary.

    By Senators Kessler (Mr. President) and M. Hall (By Request of the Executive):

    Senate Bill No. 325--A Bill to amend and reenact §29-3-11 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to the State Fire Marshal; and providing that the State Fire Marshal shall serve at the will and pleasure of the Fire Commission and shall be exempt from the classified civil service system.

    Referred to the Committee on Government Organization.

    By Senators Kessler (Mr. President) and M. Hall (By Request of the Executive):

    Senate Bill No. 326--A Bill to amend and reenact §11-14C-9 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to fixing a technical error relating to the motor fuel excise tax.

    Referred to the Committee on Finance.

    By Senators Kessler (Mr. President) and M. Hall (By Request of the Executive):

    Senate Bill No. 327--A Bill to amend and reenact §11-24-3 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to updating the meaning of “federal adjusted gross income” and certain other terms used in the West Virginia Corporation Net Income Tax Act; and specifying effective dates.

    Referred to the Committee on Finance.

    By Senators Kessler (Mr. President) and M. Hall (By Request of the Executive):

    Senate Bill No. 328--A Bill to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new section, designated §11-13R-13, relating to expiration of the Strategic Research and Development Tax Credit.

    Referred to the Committee on Economic Development; and then to the Committee on Finance.

    By Senators Kessler (Mr. President) and M. Hall (By Request of the Executive):

    Senate Bill No. 329--A Bill to amend and reenact §11-24-43a of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to extending the cessation of deposits into the Special Railroad and Intermodal Enhancement Fund to fiscal years 2015 and 2016.

    Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure; and then to the Committee on Finance.

    By Senators Kessler (Mr. President) and M. Hall (By Request of the Executive):

    Senate Bill No. 330--A Bill to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new article, designated §17-17B-1, §17-17B-2, §17-17B-3, §17-17B-4, §17-17B-5, §17-17B-6, §17-17B-7, §17-17B-8 and §17-17B-9, all relating to West Virginia Division of Highways-Parkways Authority collection enforcement; creating the Safe and Efficient Parkways Act (SEPA); making legislative findings; defining terms; authorizing the electronic enforcement of collection of tolls; establishing criminal and civil penalties for nonpayment and damage to facilities; providing that certain information collected is confidential and not subject to the Freedom of Information Act; allowing limited restricted and confidential access to certain information pursuant to subpoenas and court orders on a strictly confidential basis; providing for nonrenewal of vehicle registration; and granting rule-making authority.

    Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure; and then to the Committee on the Judiciary.

    By Senators Kessler (Mr. President) and M. Hall (By Request of the Executive):

    Senate Bill No. 331--A Bill to amend and reenact §11-15-16 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended; and to amend and reenact §11-21-74 of said code, all relating to providing accelerated payment of consumers sales and service and use tax and employee withholding taxes for certain taxpayers and employers.

    Referred to the Committee on Finance.

    By Senators Kessler (Mr. President) and M. Hall (By Request of the Executive):

    Senate Bill No. 332--A Bill to amend and reenact §18-9A-11 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to reducing the amount deducted as an allowance for usual losses in collections due to discounts, exonerations, delinquencies and the like for purposes of calculating local share.

    Referred to the Committee on Education; and then to the Committee on Finance.

    By Senators Kessler (Mr. President) and M. Hall (By Request of the Executive):

    Senate Bill No. 333--A Bill to amend and reenact §11-21-9 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to updating the meaning of federal adjusted gross income and certain other terms used in the West Virginia Personal Income Tax Act; and specifying effective date.

    Referred to the Committee on Finance.

    By Senators Kessler (Mr. President) and M. Hall (By Request of the Executive):

    Senate Bill No. 334--A Bill to amend and reenact §11-15-9 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to suspending payments of the refundable exemption to the West Virginia consumers sales and service tax to the State Road Fund for fiscal years 2015 and 2016; and resuming these payments for fiscal year 2017.

    Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure; and then to the Committee on Finance.

    By Senators Fitzsimmons, Yost, Blair, D. Hall, Kessler (Mr. President), Unger and Miller:

    Senate Bill No. 335--A Bill to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new section, designated §5A-3-60, relating to requiring materials, supplies, equipment and other items purchased by the state and its agencies to be made in the United States; providing exceptions; and defining terms.

    Referred to the Committee on Government Organization.

    Senators Cann and Yost offered the following resolution:

    Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 2--Requesting the Division of Highways to name bridge number 17-131-3.99, located in Harrison County, the “Kevin S. Rux Memorial Bridge”.

    Whereas, Kevin S. Rux was born in Coronado, California, on October 31, 1969, the son of James A. Rux, a veteran of the United States Navy, and Saundra Rux Flanagan, a native of Chub Run, West Virginia; and

    Whereas, Kevin S. Rux enlisted in the Navy in October of 1988; and

    Whereas, Kevin S. Rux attended boot camp in Great Lakes, Illinois, and went on to serve in the Persian Gulf during Operation Desert Shield; and

    Whereas, Kevin S. Rux served ten years on active duty, had a brief stint of civilian life and then reenlisted in the Navy on October 27, 1999; and

    Whereas, Upon reenlistment, Kevin S. Rux was assigned to the USS Cole as an Electronics Warfare Technician First Class; and

    Whereas, On October 12, 2000, the USS Cole was attacked by terrorists while refueling in Aden Harbor, Yemen, killing seventeen sailors and severely injuring thirty-nine more; and

    Whereas, Sadly, Kevin S. Rux was one of the seventeen sailors killed in the blast; and

    Whereas, It is fitting to honor the life of Kevin S. Rux, by naming this bridge in his memory as an everlasting tribute to his service and sacrifice to his country; therefore, be it

    Resolved by the Legislature of West Virginia:

    That the Division of Highways is hereby requested to name bridge number 17-131-3.99, located in Harrison County, the “Kevin S. Rux Memorial Bridge”; and, be it

    Further Resolved, That the Division of Highways is hereby requested to have made and be placed signs identifying the bridge as the “Kevin S. Rux Memorial Bridge”; and, be it

    Further Resolved, That the Clerk of the Senate is hereby directed to forward a copy of this resolution to the Commissioner of the Division of Highways.

    Which, under the rules, lies over one day.

    Senators Cann and Yost offered the following resolution:

    Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 3--Requesting the Division of Highways to name bridge number 17-19-23.26 in Gypsy, Harrison County, the “Sergeant First Class Sam Lopez Bridge”.

    Whereas, Sam Lopez was born September 27, 1924, in Shinnston, West Virginia, the son of Pete and Mary Lopez; and

    Whereas, After being raised in Shinnston, Sam Lopez enlisted in the United States Navy in May of 1943 and was assigned to the USS Indianapolis in August of the same year; and

    Whereas, The USS Indianapolis was the pride of the United States Navy and was chosen to be the flagship of the Pacific Fleet, carrying a crew of 1,200 men; and

    Whereas, While stationed on the USS Indianapolis, Sam Lopez took part in the battles of Saipan, Tinian, Guam, Iwo Jima, Okinawa and the key battles of Midway and the Philippine Sea; and

    Whereas, In July of 1945, after completing a top-secret mission, the USS Indianapolis set sail for Guam where it was to take part in gunnery practice with the USS Idaho in preparation for the invasion of Japan; and

    Whereas, On July 30, 1945, at 12:15 a.m., the USS Indianapolis was hit by enemy fire; and

    Whereas, The USS Indianapolis quickly began taking on water and the order was given to abandon ship; and

    Whereas, After jumping in the water that night, Sam Lopez spent four desperate days floating in the Pacific before being rescued; and

    Whereas, Out of 1,200 men aboard, only 317 survived, and Sam Lopez was among the survivors of the Navy’s worst tragedy at sea; and

    Whereas, Sam Lopez married his beloved wife Joanne, with whom he shared the joy of having two children, Linda and Sam Jr., and four grandchildren, James, Bryan, Shawn and Shane; and

    Whereas, It is fitting to recognize the service and sacrifice of Sam Lopez by naming this bridge as an everlasting tribute to him; therefore, be it

    Resolved by the Legislature of West Virginia:

    That the Division of Highways is hereby requested to name bridge number 17-19-23.26 in Gypsy, Harrison County, the “Sergeant First Class Sam Lopez Bridge”; and, be it

    Further Resolved, That the Division of Highways is hereby requested to have made and be placed signs identifying the bridge as the “Sergeant First Class Sam Lopez Bridge”; and, be it

    Further Resolved, That the Clerk of the Senate is hereby directed to forward a copy of this resolution to the Commissioner of the Division of Highways.

    Which, under the rules, lies over one day.

    Senators Cann and Yost offered the following resolution:

    Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 4--Requesting the Division of Highways to name the new bridge that will cross West Fork of the Monongahela River at Shinnston the “Veterans Memorial Bridge”.

    Whereas, Shinnston veterans have served our great nation honorably and notably in times of conflict, times of war and times of peace; and

    Whereas, Shinnston veterans have been wounded in times of conflict and been held as prisoners of war, while others have made the supreme sacrifice for their state and country; and

    Whereas, Shinnstonians have always answered the call of duty to serve in our nation’s military; and

    Whereas, Shinnston veterans have served in many capacities in the military including guarding the President of the United States and serving with the original Tuskegee Airmen; and

    Whereas, Shinnston has many decorated veterans who have been the recipients of many military honors including the Purple Heart, the Bronze Star, the Silver Star and the Congressional Gold Medal; and

    Whereas, Many Shinnston veterans have returned from serving our country to serve their communities as members of the West Virginia House of Delegates, and as mayors and councilmen; and

    Whereas, Shinnston veterans also return from duty to serve the community as volunteers, mentors, philanthropists, coaches and teachers; and

    Whereas, It is fitting to recognize the service and sacrifice of Shinnston veterans by naming this bridge in their honor; therefore, be it

    Resolved by the Legislature of West Virginia:

    That the Division of Highways is hereby requested to name the new bridge that will cross West Fork of the Monongahela River at Shinnston the “Veterans Memorial Bridge”; and, be it

    Further Resolved, That the Division of Highways is hereby requested to have made and be placed signs identifying the bridge as the “Veterans Memorial Bridge”; and, be it

    Further Resolved, That the Clerk of the Senate is hereby directed to forward a copy of this resolution to the Commissioner of the Division of Highways.

    Which, under the rules, lies over one day.

    Senators Wells, McCabe, Palumbo, Walters, Yost and Stollings offered the following resolution:

    Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 5--Requesting the Division of Highways to name bridge number 20-19-0.01 in Kanawha County the “Army PFC William Floyd Harrison Memorial Bridge”.

    Whereas, Army PFC William F. Harrison was born on February 13, 1924, in Kenna, Jackson County, West Virginia; and

    Whereas, Army PFC Harrison served as a machine gunner in the United States Army’s 41st Infantry Division; and

    Whereas, Army PFC Harrison was decorated with the Eastern Theater Ribbon with five Bronze Battle Stars, the American Theater Ribbon, the World War II Victory Medal, the Good Conduct Medal and the Purple Heart with an Oak Leaf Cluster; and

    Whereas, Army PFC Harrison returned home and married Juanita “Wana” Harrison on April 12, 1947, and had three children, Bonnie, Danny and Jackie; and

    Whereas, Army PFC Harrison passed away at age sixty-nine on October 23, 1993; and

    Whereas, It is fitting to honor Army PFC Harrison for his commitment, dedication and service to his country and his state; therefore, be it

    Resolved by the Legislature of West Virginia:

    That the Division of Highways is hereby requested to name bridge number 20-19-0.01 in Kanawha County the “Army PFC William Floyd Harrison Memorial Bridge”; and, be it

    Further Resolved, That the Division of Highways is requested to have made and be placed signs identifying the bridge as the "Army PFC William Floyd Harrison Memorial Bridge"; and, be it

    Further Resolved, That the Clerk of the Senate is hereby directed to forward a copy of this resolution to the Secretary of the Department of Transportation and the family of the late Army PFC William Floyd Harrison.

    Which, under the rules, lies over one day.

    At the request of Senator Prezioso, unanimous consent being granted, Senator Prezioso offered the following resolution from the floor:

    Senate Resolution No. 5--Authorizing the appointment of permanent and per diem employees for the Second Regular Session of the Eighty-first Legislature and payment of their compensation.

    Resolved by the Senate:

    That the Clerk of the Senate, with the approval of the presiding officer of the Senate, or the presiding officer of the Senate is hereby authorized to appoint employees to receive the per diem compensation, as herein provided, during this regular sixty-day session of the eighty-first Legislature, and any extension thereof as follows:

    Twenty-eight Class I secretaries at a rate of seventy dollars to ninety-one dollars per diem;

    Six Class II secretaries at a rate of seventy-two dollars to ninety-five dollars per diem;

    Four Class III secretaries at a rate of seventy-four dollars to eighty-six dollars per diem;

    Four Class IV secretaries at a rate of seventy-six dollars to seventy-seven dollars per diem;

    Five legislative analysts at a rate of sixty-five dollars to ninety-three dollars per diem;

    Thirteen legal counselors at a rate of two hundred dollars to two hundred forty-eight dollars per diem; assignments and salary to be determined by the presiding officer of the Senate;

    Two bill and journal clerks to the Senate Clerk at a rate of seventy dollars to seventy-five dollars per diem;

    One journal room supervisor at a rate of eighty-six dollars per diem;

    One assistant journal room supervisor at a rate of seventy-five dollars per diem;

    Three journal and bill room clerks at a rate of sixty-five dollars to sixty-six dollars per diem;

    One Sergeant at Arms at a rate not to exceed one hundred sixty-four dollars per diem;

    One chief assistant Sergeant at Arms at a rate of seventy-one dollars per diem;

    Five assistants to the Sergeant at Arms at a rate of sixty-five dollars to seventy-three dollars per diem;

    One Doorkeeper at a rate not to exceed one hundred twenty-six dollars per diem;

    One chief assistant Doorkeeper at a rate of ninety-six dollars per diem;

    Six assistants to the Doorkeeper at a rate of sixty-five dollars to eighty-one dollars per diem;

    Three mail clerks at a rate of sixty-five to eighty-seven dollars per diem;

    One information clerk at a rate of seventy-five dollars per diem (thirty-seven dollars and fifty cents per diem paid by House of Delegates);

    Four messengers at a rate of sixty dollars to sixty-three dollars per diem;

    Six night custodians at a rate of sixty dollars to sixty-five dollars per diem;

    Two head pages at a rate of sixty-nine dollars per diem;

    One recording system operator at a rate of seventy-five dollars per diem;

    One computer technical assistant at a rate of seventy-six dollars per diem;

    One parking coordinator at a rate of one hundred six dollars per diem (fifty-three dollars per diem paid by House of Delegates);

    The Clerk of the Senate, with the approval of the presiding officer of the Senate, or the presiding officer of the Senate shall have authority to employ such per diem staff personnel during any session of the Legislature as shall be needed in addition to staff personnel authorized by this Senate resolution adopted during any such session. The Clerk of the Senate, with the approval of the presiding officer of the Senate, or the presiding officer of the Senate shall have authority to employ such staff personnel between sessions of the Legislature as shall be needed, the compensation of all staff personnel during and between sessions of the Legislature, notwithstanding any such Senate resolution, to be fixed by the presiding officer of the Senate. In all such cases, the Clerk of the Senate, with the approval of the presiding officer of the Senate, or the presiding officer of the Senate shall have authority to supervise and dismiss such staff personnel; and, be it

    Further Resolved, That the appointment of salaried full-time employees of the Senate for the year two thousand twelve and their compensation, at the following amounts per month, for such periods of time as they are employed in the positions designated, is hereby authorized, as follows:

Clerk. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$7,806.46

Assistant Clerk. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4,791.68

Executive Secretary to Clerk . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3,500.00

Administrative Assistant to Clerk/President. . . . . .2,000.00

Fiscal Officer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  5,040.84

Assistant Fiscal Officer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  3,916.68

Technical Support . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  3,541.68

Deputy Clerk. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5,534.60

Chief Desk Clerk. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  4,385.42

Chief Journal Clerk. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3,833.34

Bill History Clerk. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  3,500.00

Bill Clerk. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  2,916.68

Administrative Assistant. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3,864.18

Administrative Secretary. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  3,184.18

Minor Committee Support. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3,226.68

Minor Committee Support. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2,437.50

Counsel to Minor Committees. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6,166.68

Counsel to President. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  7,599.18

Senior Assistant to President. . . . . . . . . . . . . 5,208.34

Media Specialist/

  Administrative Assistant to President . . . . . . . 5,166.68

Constituent Outreach Specialist. . . . . . . . . . . . 2,833.34

Executive Secretary to President. . . . . . . . . . . 3,250.00

Chief Counsel to Majority Leader. . . . . . . . . . . 7,803.34

Senior Legislative Analyst/

  Assistant Parliamentarian. . . . . . . . . . . . .  3,925.84

Secretary to Majority Leader. . . . . . . . . . . . . .2,083.34

Legal Legislative Secretary. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2,904.60

Secretary to Minority Leader. . . . . . . . . . . . .  3,083.34

Counsel to Education Committee. . . . . . . . . . . .  7,038.34

Counsel to Education Committee. . . . . . . . . . . . .5,208.34

Legislative Analyst to Education Committee. . . . . . 2,500.00

Administrative Assistant/Clerk

  to Education Committee. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2,666.68

Chief Counsel to Finance Committee. . . . . . . . . .  6,866.68

Budget-Policy Analyst to Finance Committee . . . . .  5,333.34

Budget Analyst to Finance Committee. . . . . . . . . . 3,333.34

Clerk to Finance Committee. . . . . . . . . . . . . .  2,916.68

Chief Counsel to Government Organization

  Committee. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6,000.00

Committee Administrator to

  Government Organization Committee . . . . . . . . .  3,266.68

Clerk to Government Organization Committee. . . . . . 2,500.00

Senior Counsel to

  Health and Human Resources Committee. . . . . . . . 6,552.92

Clerk to Health and Human Resources Committee. . . . . 3,000.00

Chief Counsel to Judiciary Committee. . . . . . . . .  6,666.68

Counsel to Judiciary Committee. . . . . . . . . . . . .6,166.68

Legislative Analyst/

  Clerk to Judiciary Committee. . . . . . . . . . . . 3,333.34

Secretary to Judiciary Committee . . . . . . . . . .  2,883.34

Supervisor, Materials & Supplies . . . . . . . . . .  4,052.10

Purchasing & Procurement Clerk . . . . . . . . . . . . 3,351.68

Mail/Supply Clerk . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  2,926.25

Chief Custodian . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  3,266.25

Custodian . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  2,140.00

Custodian . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  2,041.68

    The Clerk of the Senate, with the approval of the presiding officer of the Senate, or the presiding officer of the Senate shall have authority to employ such full-time staff personnel during any session of the Legislature as shall be needed in addition to staff personnel authorized by this Senate resolution adopted during any such session. The Clerk of the Senate, with the approval of the presiding officer of the Senate, or the presiding officer of the Senate shall have authority to employ such staff personnel between sessions of the Legislature as shall be needed, the compensation of all staff personnel during and between sessions of the Legislature, notwithstanding any such Senate resolution, to be fixed by the presiding officer of the Senate. In all such cases, the Clerk of the Senate, with the approval of the presiding officer of the Senate, or the presiding officer of the Senate shall have authority to supervise and dismiss such staff personnel.

    At the request of Senator Prezioso, unanimous consent being granted, the resolution was taken up for immediate consideration, reference to a committee dispensed with, and adopted.

    Pending announcement of a meeting of a standing committee of the Senate,

    On motion of Senator Unger, the Senate adjourned until Monday, January 13, 2014, at 1 p.m.

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