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  • Acts
  • 1999
  • Chapter 177 AN ACT MAKING APPROPRIATIONS TO FUND A COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE COMMONWEALTH AND THE STATE POLICE ASSOCIATION OF MASSACHUSETTS (UNIT 5A) AND TO FUND CERTAIN INCREASED COMPENSATION COSTS FOR STATE POLICE SENIOR OFFICERS.
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 State Police Association of Massachusetts (Unit 5A), and to provide for the cost of certain compensation adjustments for state police senior officers, 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.

1599-3935
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 State Police Association of Massachusetts (Unit 5A) 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. .....................................................$3,420,000

Collective Bargaining Reserve Fund. 100.0%

1599-3936
For a reserve to meet the commonwealth's obligations pursuant to the provisions of section 4 of article 20 of the collective bargaining agreement between the commonwealth and the State Police Association of Massachusetts (Unit 5A); provided, that the secretary of administration and finance may allocate during fiscal years 2000 to 2003, inclusive, from the sum appropriated herein such amounts as are necessary for such purpose; and provided further, that this appropriation shall expire on June 30, 2003. ...............................................$400,000
1599-3937
For a reserve to meet the fiscal year 2000 cost of certain increased compensation for officers in grade of lieutenant and grades superior thereto in the department of state police, including salary adjustments pursuant to the provisions of section 28A of chapter 22C of the General Laws; provided, that the secretary of administration and finance 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 cost 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. ........................................$636,000

>SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved December 30, 1999.