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SB 142 - Increases Salary for State Legislators - Key Vote

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Legislation - Bill Failed (Senate) (18-15) - (Key vote)

Title: Increases Salary for State Legislators

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that increases the salary of state legislators, effective January 1, 2015.

Highlights:
  • Increases the salary of state legislators from $6,000 to $10,000 for each regular legislative session (Sec. 1).
  • Specifies that a state legislator who is a member of the 89th legislative session is not eligible to receive the salary increase during the 90th or 91st legislative sessions (Sec. 2).
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NOTE: THIS BILL NEEDED TO BE APPROVED BY AT LEAST A TWO-THIRDS MAJORITY VOTE.

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Increases Salary for State Legislators

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