NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.
Vote to concur with House amendments and pass a bill that amends the repeal date of the pay freeze for nonunion state employees from February 19, 2010 to June 30, 2011.
-Exempts employees involved in collective bargaining agreements (academic personnel, public employees, marine employees, and employees of 4 year institutions of higher education) or in cases in which qualified employee retention is an issue and the following criteria have been met (Secs. 1-2 & 4-5):
-Salary increases must be paid using existing financial resources; and
-Salary increases cannot be paid using funds appropriated for client services.
-This is a substitute bill sponsored by the Senate Committee Ways and Means.
-This bill was sponsored by Sen. Rodney Tom and Sen. Margarita Prentice by request of the Governor.