Section 1. Chapter 30 of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting after section 65 the following section:-
Section XXXX. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, a temporary program of salary reductions, according to the schedule set forth in subsection (b) of this section, shall be implemented. Said temporary program shall apply to each full time employee or officer, whether or not elected, in all branches, offices, departments, agencies and authorities of the commonwealth, whose compensation is partially or fully funded by (i) state appropriation; (ii) receipts from bond revenues; (iii) federally funded or reimbursed programs; (iv) trust funds as defined in section 1 of chapter 29 of the General Laws; or (v) authority expenditures; provided, that said temporary program shall not be mandatory for judges; provided further, that said program shall not apply to officers and employees who have rights under collective bargaining agreements.
(b) Between July 1, 2013 and June 31, 2014, employees covered by this section shall be furloughed according to the following schedule:
For each employee whose annual compensation is greater than $100,000, a ten percent reduction in compensation. For purposes of this section, compensation shall be defined as salary which reflects routine payment for regular work assignments as defined by the office of the comptroller.”
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