Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. To provide for the cost of salary adjustments and other employee economic benefits authorized by the memorandum of agreement dated February twelfth, nineteen hundred and eighty-seven, between the commonwealth and the Massachusetts Nurses Association (Unit 7), the sum set forth in section two is hereby appropriated, subject to the provisions of law regulating the disbursement of public funds and the conditions pertaining to appropriations in chapter two hundred and six of the acts of nineteen hundred and eighty-six.
`tm;keep=no `tcol=6,B4;c1=1,9,tu,T;c2=1,78,tuc;c3=1,78,tuc;c4=11,53,tfh1;c5=15,49,tu;c6=65,14,tur `tc3 EXECUTIVE OFFICE FOR ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE. `tc2 Collective Bargaining. `tch `tc1 `ts Item `t+1 `tch;end `tc1 1599-3617 `tc4 For a reserve to meet the cost of salary adjustments and other employee economic benefits authorized by the memorandum of agreement dated February twelfth, nineteen hundred and eighty-seven, between the commonwealth and the Massachusetts Nurses Association (Unit 7), and to meet the cost of salary adjustments and other economic benefits necessary to provide equal salary adjustments or benefits to employees employed in "confidential" positions which would otherwise be covered by said collective bargaining agreement; provided, however, that the personnel administrator, with the approval of the secretary of administration and finance, shall determine such salary adjustments and other economic benefits for "confidential" employees in accordance with the provisions of the collective bargaining agreement then in effect which would otherwise cover said positions; provided, further, that said secretary is hereby authorized to transfer from the sum appropriated herein to other items of appropriation for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and eighty-seven such amounts as are necessary to meet the costs of said adjustments and benefits where the amounts otherwise available are insufficient for the purpose; provided, further, that said secretary is authorized to allocate the cost of such salary adjustments and benefits to the several state or other funds to which such items of appropriation are charged; provided, further, that copies of said collective bargaining agreement, together with an analysis of all cost items contained in said agreement, shall be filed with the house and senate committees on ways and means prior to the transfer or allocation of any amounts necessary to meet the cost of said adjustments and benefits; provided, further, that no transfers shall be made as authorized herein without prior notification of the house and senate committees on ways and means; and, provided further, that the secretary of administration and finance shall implement said salary adjustments and benefits within sixty days of the effective date of this act `tc6 $3,051,000 `tcol;end
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage.