View Amendment Current Amendment: 51 to Bill 4000 Reps. OTT, BANNISTER and G.M. SMITH propose the following Amendment No. 51 to H.4000 as introduced by Ways & Means
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EXPLANATION: Clarifies that Magistrates shall be paid at a minimum what they are paid in the current fiscal year and removes the Masters-In-Equity from being decoupled.

Amend the bill, as and if amended, Part IB, Section 117, GENERAL PROVISIONS, page 522, paragraph 117.157 (Magistrates and Masters-In-Equity Compensation), lines 4-6 , by striking the proviso in its entirety, and by inserting:
/      (GP: Magistrates Compensation) Notwithstanding Proviso 117.112 (Employee Compensation), in the current fiscal year, the salary for each magistrate must be calculated using the same schedule and same circuit judge salary, at a minimum, as was in effect in Fiscal Year 2018-19./

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