Legislature(1999 - 2000)

04/13/1999 08:03 AM STA

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HB 74 - SALARIES FOR CERTAIN STATE OFFICIALS                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR JAMES announced that the first item of business would be                                                                  
House Bill No. 74, "An Act relating to salary caps and to the power                                                             
to transfer certain positions to the classified service and                                                                     
entitlement to longevity increments for certain state officials."                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Number 0017                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE SCOTT OGAN, sponsor, noted that HB 74 was heard                                                                  
previously by the committee.  He said it was introduced to bring                                                                
the pay for administrative branch employees to the same level as                                                                
that for legislative branch employees.                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Number 0056                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE COGHILL made a motion to move HB 74 from committee                                                               
with individual recommendations.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR JAMES asked about a fiscal note.                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE OGAN pointed out that there should be a significant                                                              
savings of close to $3.1 million.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR JAMES noted that the motion was to move HB 74 with individual                                                             
recommendations and the attached negative fiscal note.  She asked                                                               
whether there was any objection; hearing none, she announced that                                                               
HB 74 was moved from the House State Affairs Standing Committee.                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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