1997 Regular Session
To: Fees, Salaries and Administration; Appropriations
By: Senator(s) Harden
Senate Bill 2792
AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT THE LEGISLATURE SHALL APPROPRIATE A $2400 SALARY INCREASE FOR ALL EMPLOYEES OF THE MISSISSIPPI INDUSTRIES FOR THE BLIND, THE STATE PORT AUTHORITY AND A CATCH-UP INCREASE TO EMPLOYEES OF THE STATE INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING WHO DID NOT RECEIVE THE FULL 12% INCREASE IN FISCAL YEARS 1994, 1995 AND 1996; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. The Legislature shall appropriate funds sufficient to provide a Two Thousand Four Hundred Dollar ($2,400.00) increase to the base salary of all employees of the Mississippi Industries for the Blind and the Mississippi Port Authority who were employed on or before the passage of this act. The Legislature shall further appropriate funds sufficient to provide a Two Thousand Four Hundred Dollar ($2,400.00) catch-up increase to the base salary of all employees of the Institutions of Higher Learning who did not receive the full twelve percent (12%) aggregate base salary increase authorized by the Legislature in appropriation acts for fiscal years 1994, 1995 and 1996.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.