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  • Acts
  • 1999
  • Chapter 175 AN ACT MAKING APPROPRIATIONS TO FUND A COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE COMMONWEALTH AND THE MASSACHUSETTS ORGANIZATION OF STATE ENGINEERS AND SCIENTISTS (UNIT 9).

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:


SECTION 1. To provide for certain collective bargaining costs, including the costs of salary adjustments and other economic benefits authorized by the collective bargaining agreement between the commonwealth and the Massachusetts Organization of State Engineers and Scientists (Unit 9), the sums set forth in section 2 are hereby appropriated from the general fund unless specifically designated otherwise, subject to the provisions of law regulating the disbursement of public funds and the conditions pertaining to appropriations in chapter 127 of the acts of 1999.

SECTION 2.

EXECUTIVE OFFICE FOR ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE.
Reserves.

1599-3940
For a reserve to meet the fiscal year 2000 costs of salary adjustments and other economic benefits authorized by the collective bargaining agreement between the commonwealth and the Massachusetts Organization of State Engineers and Scientists (Unit 9) and to meet the fiscal year 2000 costs of salary adjustments and other economic benefits necessary to provide equal adjustments and benefits to employees employed in "confidential" positions which otherwise would be covered by said agreement; provided, that the personnel administrator, with the approval of the secretary of administration and finance, shall determine such adjustments and benefits for such "confidential" employees in accordance with the provisions of the collective bargaining agreement then in effect which otherwise would cover said positions; provided further, that said secretary may transfer from the sum appropriated herein to other items of appropriation and allocations thereof for said fiscal year such amounts as are necessary to meet such costs where the amounts otherwise available are insufficient for the purpose, in accordance with a transfer plan which shall be filed in advance with the house and senate committees on ways and means; and provided further, that notwithstanding the provisions of any general or special law to the contrary, the comptroller shall charge to the Collective Bargaining Reserve Fund expenditures from the accounts which receive transfers from this item in amounts equal to the amounts of such transfers ? ...................................................$1,276,000
Collective Bargaining Reserve Fund ? 100.0%
1599-3941
For a reserve to meet the commonwealth's obligations pursuant to the provisions of section 7 of article 19 and section 12 of article 23A of the collective bargaining agreement between the commonwealth and the Massachusetts Organization of State Engineers and Scientists (Unit 9) and to meet the costs of implementing essential functions study position reclassifications, so-called, pursuant to the provisions of the memorandum of understanding dated November 16, 1999, between the commonwealth and the Massachusetts Organization of State Engineers and Scientists (Unit 9); provided, that the secretary of administration and finance may allocate from the sum appropriated herein, and may transfer from said sum to other items of appropriation and allocations thereof for fiscal years 2000 to 2003, inclusive, such amounts as are necessary to meet such obligations and costs; provided further, that such transfers shall be in accordance with a transfer plan which shall be filed in advance with the house and senate committees on ways and means; and provided further, that this item shall expire on June 30, 2003 ? ................................................$754,000

This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved December 30, 1999.