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  • Acts
  • 2000
  • Chapter 86 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE COMPENSATION OF CERTAIN MEMBERS OF THE LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION, ARTS AND HUMANITIES.

Whereas , The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to provide a compensation schedule for certain members of the general court, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.


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. Section 3 of chapter 192 of the acts of 1994, as amended by section 262 of chapter 194 of the acts of 1998, is hereby further amended by striking out the fifth sentence and inserting in place thereof the following sentence:- The assistant floor leaders of each of the major political parties in the senate, the assistant floor leader of each of the major political parties in the house of representatives, the second assistant floor leaders of each of the major political parties in the senate and house of representatives, the third assistant floor leader of the minority party in the senate and house of representatives, the chairmen of each of the four divisions of the house of representatives, the chairman of the house committee on rules, the chairman of the house committee on long-term debt and capital expenditures, the vice chairman of the house committee on ways and means, the vice chairman of the senate committee on ways and means, the ranking minority members of the house and senate committees on ways and means, the senate chairman and the house chairman of the committee on post audit and oversight, the senate chairman and the house chairman of the committee on taxation, the senate chairman and the house chairman of the committee on science and technology and the senate chairman and the house chairman of the committee on education, arts and humanities shall each receive for each regular session $15,000 additional compensation.

SECTION 2. Said section 3 of said chapter 192, as amended by said section 262 of said chapter 194, is hereby further amended by striking out the sixth sentence and inserting in place thereof the following sentence:- Other chairmen of committees of the house of representatives and the senate established by the joint rules or the house or senate rules, the house vice chairman of the committee on post audit and oversight, the assistant vice chairman of the senate committee on ways and means, the assistant vice chairman of the house committee on ways and means, the house vice chairman of the committee on taxation, the vice chairman and the ranking minority member of the house committee on rules, the vice chairman and the ranking minority member of the house committee on long-term debt and capital expenditures, the house vice chairman, the senate vice chairman, the house ranking minority member and the senate ranking minority member of the committee on education, arts and humanities shall each receive for each regular session $7,500 additional compensation; provided, however, that no chairman who serves as chairman of more than one such committee shall receive more than the compensation established for a chairman of one of any such committees.

SECTION 3. Section 1 shall take effect as of January 12, 2000. Section 2 shall take effect on January 3, 2001.

Approved May 17, 2000.