SB 185

Session
Regular Session 2018
Title
State employees, cost-of-living increase for fiscal year beginning October 1, 2018.
Description

To provide a cost-of-living increase for state employees for the fiscal year beginning October 1, 2018.

Subjects
State Employees
View Original PDF: SB 185 - Engrossed - PDF

To provide a cost-of-living increase for state employees for the fiscal year beginning October 1, 2018.

Section 1

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, except those set out in Section 3, 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.

Section 2

(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 or to any appellate judge. (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.

Section 3

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 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.

Section 4

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.

Section 5

This act shall become effective immediately following its passage and approval by the Governor, or its otherwise becoming law.

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Action Date Chamber Action
March 15, 2018SAssigned Act No. 2018-352.
March 15, 2018HSignature Requested
March 15, 2018SEnrolled
March 15, 2018HConcurred in Second House Amendment
March 15, 2018SChambliss motion to Concur In and Adopt adopted Roll Call 884
March 15, 2018SConcurrence Requested
March 13, 2018HMotion to Read a Third Time and Pass adopted Roll Call 730
March 13, 2018HMotion to Adopt adopted Roll Call 729
March 13, 2018HWays and Means General Fund Amendment Offered
March 13, 2018HThird Reading Passed
March 8, 2018HRead for the second time and placed on the calendar 1 amendment
February 27, 2018HRead for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on Ways and Means General Fund
February 27, 2018SEngrossed
February 27, 2018SMotion to Read a Third Time and Pass adopted Roll Call 514
February 27, 2018SChambliss motion to Adopt adopted Roll Call 513
February 27, 2018SFinance and Taxation General Fund Amendment Offered
February 27, 2018SThird Reading Passed
February 20, 2018SPittman motion to Carry Over to the Call of the Chair adopted Voice Vote
February 20, 2018SThird Reading Carried Over to Call of the Chair
February 15, 2018SRead for the second time and placed on the calendar 1 amendment
January 16, 2018SRead for the first time and referred to the Senate committee on Finance and Taxation General Fund
2018-03-13
Chamber: House
Result: Failed
2018-03-15
Chamber: Senate
Result: Passed
2018-03-13
Chamber: House
Result: Passed
2018-03-13
Chamber: House
Result: Passed
2018-02-27
Chamber: Senate
Result: Passed
2018-02-27
Chamber: Senate
Result: Passed