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SB 672 - Legislative Pay Increase - Key Vote

Louisiana Key Votes

Regina Barrow voted Yea (Passage With Amendment) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -

Title: Legislative Pay Increase

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (20-18) - (Key vote)

Title: Legislative Pay Increase

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that raises the salaries of Louisiana state legislators.

Highlights:
-Sets the salary of the Speaker of the House and the President of the Senate at $71,250 per year (Sec. 1). -Sets the salary of the Speaker Pro Tempore of the House and the Speaker Pro Tempore of the Senate at $54,750 per year (Sec. 1). -Sets the salaries of the chairmen of the Senate Finance Committee, the Senate Revenue and Fiscal Affairs Committee, the House Appropriations Committee, and the House Ways and Means Committee at $54,750 per year (Sec. 1). -Sets the salaries of all other members of the legislature at $37,500 per year (Sec. 1). -Provides that beginning July 1, 2009, and annually thereafter, legislatorsÂ’ salaries shall be adjusted by the same percentage as any increase in the Consumer Price Index for all urban consumers (CPI-U), rounded to the nearest dollar (Sec. 1).
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 - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (56-45) - (Key vote)

Title: Legislative Pay Increase

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that raises the salaries of Louisiana state legislators.

Highlights:
-Sets the salary of the Speaker of the House and the President of the Senate at $71,250 per year (Sec. 1). -Sets the salary of the Speaker Pro Tempore of the House and the Speaker Pro Tempore of the Senate at $54,750 per year (Sec. 1). -Sets the salaries of the chairmen of the Senate Finance Committee, the Senate Revenue and Fiscal Affairs Committee, the House Appropriations Committee, and the House Ways and Means Committee at $54,750 per year (Sec. 1). -Sets the salaries of all other members of the legislature at $37,500 per year (Sec. 1). -Provides that beginning July 1, 2009, and annually thereafter, legislatorsÂ’ salaries shall be adjusted by the same percentage as any increase in the Consumer Price Index for all urban consumers (CPI-U), rounded to the nearest dollar (Sec. 1).
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 - Bill Passed (Senate) (20-16) - (Key vote)

Title: Legislative Pay Increase

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that raises the salaries of Louisiana state legislators.

Highlights:
-Sets the salary of the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House at 45 percent of the annual salary for members of the U.S. Congress (Sec. 1). -Sets the salary of the President Pro Tempore of the Senate and the Speaker Pro Tempore of the House at 35 percent of the annual salary for members of the U.S. Congress (Sec. 1). -Sets the salary of the chairmen of the Senate Finance Committee, the Senate Revenue and Fiscal Affairs Committee, the House Appropriations Committee, and the House Ways and Means Committee at 35 percent of the annual salary for members of the U.S. Congress (Sec. 1). -Sets the salary of all other members of the legislature at 30 percent of the annual salary for members of the U.S. Congress (Sec. 1). -Increases the monthly expense allowance for each member of the legislature to $1,000 per month (Sec. 1). -Allows all salaries to be adjusted as necessary annually on July 1st (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Legislative Pay Increase

Sponsors

  • Ann Duplessis (LA - D) (Out Of Office)
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