Salary of state officers other than the governor; adjustment of amounts; appropriation for payment of increases
Sec. 1.5. (a) Subject to subsection (b), the salary of the state elected officials other than the governor is as follows:
(1) For the lieutenant governor, seventy-six thousand dollars ($76,000) per year. However, the lieutenant governor is not
entitled to receive per diem allowance for performance of duties
as president of the senate.
(2) For the secretary of state, sixty-six thousand dollars ($66,000) per year.
(3) For the auditor of state, sixty-six thousand dollars ($66,000) per year.
(4) For the treasurer of state, sixty-six thousand dollars ($66,000) per year.
(5) For the attorney general, seventy-nine thousand four hundred dollars ($79,400) per year.
(6) For the state superintendent of public instruction, seventy-nine thousand four hundred dollars ($79,400) per year.
(b) Beginning January 1, 2008, the part of the total salary of a state elected official is increased on January 1 of each year after a year in which the general assembly does not amend this section to provide a salary increase for the state elected official.
(c) The percentage by which salaries are increased under this section is equal to the statewide average percentage, as determined by the budget director, by which the salaries of state employees in the executive branch who are in the same or a similar salary bracket exceed, for the current state fiscal year, the salaries of executive branch state employees in the same or a similar salary bracket that were in effect on January 1 of the immediately preceding year.
(d) The amount of a salary increase under this section is equal to the amount determined by applying the percentage increase for the particular year to the salary of the state elected official, as previously adjusted under this section, that is in effect on January 1 of the immediately preceding year.
(e) A state elected official is not entitled to receive a salary increase under this section on January 1 of a state fiscal year in which state employees described in subsection (c) do not receive a statewide average salary increase.
(f) If a salary increase is required under this section, an amount sufficient to pay for the salary increase is appropriated from the state general fund.
As added by P.L.43-2007, SEC.11.
Maintenance expense; appropriation
Sec. 2. In addition to the provision of section 1, effective on the second Monday of January 1965, there shall be allowed to the governor the sum of six thousand dollars ($6,000) annually for the other expenses of the office of governor: Provided, That the full maintenance expense, including all utilities and personnel costs for operating the governor's mansion, shall be provided from appropriations made to cover such expenses.
(Formerly: Acts 1951, c.216, s.2; Acts 1961, c.128, s.2.)
Annual housing maintenance allowance
Sec. 3. (a) This section does not apply to the governor.
(b) Each elected official of the state is entitled to a housing maintenance allowance of twelve thousand dollars ($12,000) per year in addition to the salary provided under section 1.5 of this chapter.
As added by P.L.122-1998, SEC.2. Amended by P.L.1-2010, SEC.4.
(Repealed by P.L.1-1999, SEC.2.)