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Key Votes

HB 4076 - Legislative Pay Raise - Key Vote

West Virginia Key Votes

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Legislative Pay Raise

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (20-13) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (62-36) - (Key vote)

Title: Legislative Pay Raise

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that increases compensation for members of the Legislature.

Highlights:
- Increases base pay for legislators to $20,000 from $15,000 per year beginning in 2009. - Increases the per diem for the Senate President and the Speaker of the House to $150 per day and to $50 per day for majority and minority leaders in the Senate and House during regular, extended or special sessions, and weekends. - Increases the per diem for any member of the Legislature who does not commute daily from $115 to $131. - Removes the limit on the number of days for which the Senate President and the Speaker of the House can request reimbursements for travel expenses. - Provides $60 annual raises for employees with more than one year of service. - Substitute offered by the House Committee on Finance.
Note:

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.

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Legislative Pay Raise

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