Senate Bill 510 History
Senate Bill No. 510
(By Senators Wells, Fitzsimmons, Green, Yost and Snyder)
[Introduced March 13, 2013; referred to the Committee on
Government Organization; and then to the Committee on Finance .]
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, who receives a salary in his or her position that is higher than the state officer salary, is hereby authorized to
continue receiving the higher salary 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.