Senate Bill 510 History
OTHER VERSIONS -
Senate Bill No. 510
(By Senators Wells, Fitzsimmons, Green, Yost and Snyder)
[Originating in the Committee on Government Organization;
reported March 20, 2013.]
A BILL to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by
adding thereto a new section, designated §6-7-2b, relating
to exception to limitation on salaries of certain appointive
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 §6-7-2b, to read as
ARTICLE 7. COMPENSATION AND ALLOWANCES.
§6-7-2b. Authority to receive a certain salary.
Commencing July 1, 2013, a state employee who has been in
his or her position at least two years prior to being appointed
to the position of a state officer as set out in section two-a of
this article, and received a salary in his or her previous
position that was higher than the state officer salary to which he or she was appointed, is hereby authorized to continue
receiving the higher salary of the previous position while
serving as the appointive state officer.
NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to permit state employees
to be appointed to and serve in certain state offices for which
salaries are set by statute, without taking a reduction in pay.
This section is new; therefore, strike-throughs and
underscoring have been omitted.