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House Amendment 3
H 4230 - Session 121 (2015-2016)
Supplemental appropriations
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Current Amendment: 3 to Bill 4230 Rep. LONG proposes the following Amendment No. 3 to H. 4230 (COUNCIL\BBM\4230C021.BBM.DG15):

Reference is to Printer's Date 6/2/15-H.

Amend the bill, as and if amended, SECTION 1, by striking Section 106 and inserting:

/      SECTION 106


           BONUS PAY            17,100,000      /

Amend the bill further, SECTION 1, by adding a Section to read:

/      SECTION 84


     STATE-OWNED SECONDARY ROAD      PROGRAM            $      6,400,000      /

Amend the bill further, SECTION 4, by striking Proviso 117.138 and inserting:

/      117.138.      (GP: $800 Employee Bonus Pay) From the funds appropriated in Part IA, Section 106, Statewide Employee Benefits for Bonus Pay, effective on the first pay date that occurs on or after October 16, 2015, the Department of Administration shall allocate to state agencies $17,100,000 to provide for a one-time lump sum bonus. Each permanent full-time state employee, in a full-time equivalent position, who has been in continuous state service for at least six months before July 1, 2015, who is not retired from any of the retirement systems established in Title 9 of the 1976 Code, and who earns less than $50,000 shall receive a $800 one-time lump sum payment. This payment is not a part of the state employee's base salary and is not earnable compensation for purposes of employer or employee contributions to respective retirement systems. This appropriation may be used for payments to employees only in the same ratio as the employee's base salary is paid from appropriated sources and the employing agency shall pay the bonus for federal and other funded full-time equivalent positions employees from federal or other funds available to the agency in the proportion that such funds are the source of the employee's salary. The earnings limitation in Proviso 117.55 does not apply to this bonus.            /

Amend the bill further, SECTION 4, by adding a Section to read:


     84.19.      The Department of Transportation shall distribute the $6,400,000 appropriated in Part 1A, Section 84, for the State-Owned Secondary Road Program in the same manner and for the same purpose as provided in Proviso 118.17.      /

Renumber sections to conform.
Amend title to conform.