Bill Summaries: S821 (2019-2020 Session)

  • Summary date: May 19 2020 - View summary

    Effective July 1, 2020, allocates $1.7 million of the funds appropriated from the Highway Fund to the Department of Transportation (DOT) in SL 2019-231 (DOT Budget for the 2019-21 Biennium) for the 2020-21 fiscal year to award compensation increases to eligible License and Theft Bureau (Bureau) law enforcement officers as provided. Requires increases to follow salary grade requirements set by the Office of State Human Resources (OSHR). Effective July 1, 2020, requires the Director of the Bureau to award any State employee employed in a position within the Bureau as a sworn law enforcement officer on June 30, 2020, a salary increase based on years of service in law enforcement and educational degree, as outlined in requirements and guidance set by OSHR, as well as any salary adjustment otherwise allowed or provided by law. Directs DOT to report to the NCGA by October 1, 2020, on the pay increases.