Notwithstanding any other provisions of this code to the contrary, for the fiscal year beginning on the first day of July, one thousand nine hundred ninety only, not less than twenty-seven million four hundred thousand dollars shall be appropriated and expended for salary equity among the counties in addition to such amounts as were expended for such purpose prior to the effective date of this section: Provided, That for professional educators each person shall receive a minimum salary equity adjustment of five hundred thirty-five dollars per year and that for service personnel each person shall receive a minimum salary equity adjustment of twenty dollars per month: Provided, however, That beginning on the first day of July, one thousand nine hundred ninety, such minimum salary equity adjustments shall be paid through the appropriate salary schedules pursuant to sections two and eight-a of this article: Provided further, That the remainder of the equity money shall be distributed as directed in section five of this article: And provided further, That an adequate amount of such funds shall be reserved to finance the appropriate foundation allowances for fixed charges as provided for in section six, article nine-a, chapter eighteen of this code: And provided further, That notwithstanding the provisions of said sections five and five-c of this article, foundation allowances other than for fixed charges shall not be financed from such funds.
Acts, 2011 Reg. Sess., Ch. 154.
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