AN ACT MAKING APPROPRIATIONS TO FUND A CERTAIN COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT.
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, the sum
set forth in section 2 is hereby appropriated from the General Fund, subject to
the laws regulating the disbursement of public funds and the conditions
pertaining to appropriations in the general appropriation act for the fiscal
year ending June 30, 2002.
EXECUTIVE OFFICE FOR ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE
For a reserve to meet the fiscal year 2002 costs of certain salary
adjustments and other economic benefits authorized by the collective
bargaining agreement between the commonwealth and the Coalition of Public
Safety, Unit 5, and to meet the fiscal year 2002 costs of certain 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 collective bargaining agreement then in
effect which otherwise would cover said positions; and provided further, that
said secretary may transfer from the sum appropriated in this item to other
items of appropriation and allocations thereof for fiscal year 2002 such
amounts as are necessary to meet said 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
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage.