1997 Regular Session
To: Fees and Salaries of Public Officers; Appropriations
By: Representatives Green (96th), Cameron
House Bill 603
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR AN INCREASE IN THE COMPENSATION OF LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS EMPLOYED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. (1) The State Personnel Board shall adjust the Colonial Guy Groff State Variable Compensation Plan in a manner which will effectuate an increase in the compensation of each duly sworn law enforcement officer in full-time employment with the Department of Public Safety beginning with fiscal year 1997-1998 by an amount equal to Three Thousand Five Hundred Dollars ($3,500.00).
(2) If the increases in compensation provided for in this section would cause any employee's compensation to be in excess of the compensation of the Commissioner of Public Safety, then that employee's compensation shall be increased only to the extent that the employee's salary will be equal in amount to the compensation of the Commissioner of Public Safety.
(3) The Legislature shall appropriate the funds necessary to provide for the increases in compensation provided for in this section.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 1997.