View Amendment Current Amendment: 39 to Bill 4100

Reps. COBB-HUNTER, Brawley, King, Matthews, Rivers, Garvin, J. L. Johnson, S. Williams, and K. Johnson propose the following Amendment No.     to H.4100 as introduced by Ways & Means

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EXPLANATION: Reduce Pandemic Stabilization Reserve Fund by $29,584,430 and use those funds to provide a $1,000 net bonus ($1,626 total) to employees who earn $50,000 or less.

Amend the bill, as and if amended, Part IB, Section 118, STATEWIDE REVENUE, page 529, paragraph 118.18, line 34, opposite Pandemic Stabilization Fund, by striking /$500,000,000/ and inserting /$470,415,570/

Amend the bill further, as and if amended, Section 118, STATEWIDE REVENUE, page 531, paragraph 118.18, after line 33, by inserting appropriately numbered items to read:

/ ( ) D500- Department of Administration

State Employee Bonus $29,584,430

( .1) From the funds appropriated above for State Employee Bonus, the Department of Administration, Executive Budget Office shall allocate $29,584,430 to state agencies to provide for a one-time lump sum bonus of $1,626 effective on October 16, 2021. Each permanent state employee, in a full-time equivalent position, who has been in continuous state service for at least six months prior to July 1, 2021, and who earns $50,000 or less shall receive a $1,626 one-time lump sum payment. This payment is not a part of the state employee's base salary and is not earnable compensation for purposes of employer or employee contributions to respective retirement systems. This appropriation may be used for payments to employees only in the same ratio as the employee's base salary is paid from appropriated sources and the employing agency shall pay the bonus for federal and other funded full-time equivalent position employees from federal or other funds available to the agency in the proportion that such funds are the source of the employee's salary. /

Amend totals and titles to conform.