To provide a cost-of-living increase for state employees for the fiscal year beginning October 1, 2018.
Beginning with the first pay day on or after October 1, 2018, all state employees who are listed in the classified and unclassified service of the state as defined in Section 36-26-10, Code of Alabama 1975, and all other state employees and hourly employees of the state, and all judicial personnel, offices, and employees, and all legislative personnel, officers, and employees, whether subject to the state Merit System or not, and all employees of the county health departments who are employed subject to the state Merit System and whose compensation is paid out of a budget provided and agreed upon by the state, county, or other contributing agency under the direction of the State Board of Health shall receive a salary increase of three percent.
(a) Any cost-of-living increase granted under this act shall in no way apply to any local supplement provided to any judges or to any other local employee whose salary is tied to that of any state employee. (b) This act shall not apply to any Merit System employee or hourly employee whose service or rate of pay is covered by any labor agreement or contract.
The Director of the State Personnel Department shall revise the schedule of rates set forth in the pay plan for state employees and shall send the same to the state Comptroller, who shall issue warrants in accordance therewith. With respect to all court officials and employees within the Unified Judicial System who serve the trial appellate courts of the state and the Administrative Office of Courts, the Administrative Director of Courts shall revise the schedule of rates set forth in the pay plan for these court officials and employees to reflect the increase provided in this act, and shall certify the same to the state Comptroller, who shall issue warrants in accordance therewith. With respect to employees of the Legislature, the Secretary of the Senate for employees of the Senate, the Clerk of the House of Representatives for employees of the House and the Director of the Legislative Services Agency for employees of the Legislative Services Agency shall revise the schedule of rates set forth in the pay plan for their employees to reflect the increase provided in this act and shall certify the same to the state Comptroller, who shall issue warrants in accordance therewith.
It is not the intent of this act to make appropriations, but the appropriations required by this act shall be made in the annual budget act for the affected entities.
This act shall become effective immediately following its passage and approval by the Governor, or its otherwise becoming law. Senate Read for the first time and referred to the Senate committee on Finance and Taxation General Fund ... 1.6-JAN-18Read for the second time and placed on the calen- dar 1 amendment.................................. 1.5-FEB-18Read for the third time and passed as amended .... 2.7-FEB-18 Yeas 28 Nays Patrick Harris, Secretary.
|March 15, 2018||S||Assigned Act No. 2018-352.|
|March 15, 2018||H||Signature Requested|
|March 15, 2018||S||Enrolled|
|March 15, 2018||H||Concurred in Second House Amendment|
|March 15, 2018||S||Chambliss motion to Concur In and Adopt adopted Roll Call 884|
|March 15, 2018||S||Concurrence Requested|
|March 13, 2018||H||Motion to Read a Third Time and Pass adopted Roll Call 730|
|March 13, 2018||H||Motion to Adopt adopted Roll Call 729|
|March 13, 2018||H||Ways and Means General Fund Amendment Offered|
|March 13, 2018||H||Third Reading Passed|
|March 8, 2018||H||Read for the second time and placed on the calendar 1 amendment|
|February 27, 2018||H||Read for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on Ways and Means General Fund|
|February 27, 2018||S||Engrossed|
|February 27, 2018||S||Motion to Read a Third Time and Pass adopted Roll Call 514|
|February 27, 2018||S||Chambliss motion to Adopt adopted Roll Call 513|
|February 27, 2018||S||Finance and Taxation General Fund Amendment Offered|
|February 27, 2018||S||Third Reading Passed|
|February 20, 2018||S||Pittman motion to Carry Over to the Call of the Chair adopted Voice Vote|
|February 20, 2018||S||Third Reading Carried Over to Call of the Chair|
|February 15, 2018||S||Read for the second time and placed on the calendar 1 amendment|
|January 16, 2018||S||Read for the first time and referred to the Senate committee on Finance and Taxation General Fund|