§4-2A-2. Basic compensation for services; proration


Published: 2015

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WVC 4 - 2 A- 2

§4-2A-2. Basic compensation for services; proration.

      (a) Beginning in the calendar year two thousand nine and for

each calendar year after that, each member of the Legislature shall

receive as basic compensation for his or her services the sum of

twenty thousand dollars per calendar year, to be paid as provided

in subsection (b) of this section. In addition to the basic

compensation, members shall receive the additional compensations as

are expressly provided in sections three, four and five of this

article. All other increased amounts or new amounts in respect to

the compensation of members of the Legislature, set forth in the

resolution of the Citizens Legislative Compensation Commission,

dated the ninth day of January, two thousand seven, and implemented

in sections two, four, six and eight of this article providing for

new amounts or amounts increased to new amounts greater than those

in force and effect on the first day of January, two thousand

seven, become effective for calendar year two thousand nine and

each calendar year after that: Provided, That increased amounts or

new amounts in respect to the expenses of members of the

Legislature, set forth in said resolution, and implemented in

sections six and eight of this article providing for new amounts or

amounts increased to new amounts greater than those in force and

effect on the first day of January, two thousand seven, become

effective for calendar year two thousand eight and each calendar

year after that.

     (b) The basic compensation is payable as follows:

     (1) In the year two thousand nine, and every fourth year after

that:

     (A) Five thousand dollars in each of February, March and

April, payable twice a month; and

     (B) Six hundred twenty-five dollars in each of January, May,

June, July, August, September, October and November, payable once

a month.

     (2) Beginning in two thousand ten, in all years except those

described in subdivision (1) of this subsection:

     (A) Five thousand dollars in each of January, February and

March, payable twice a month; and

     (B) Six hundred twenty-five dollars in each of April, May,

June, July, August, September, October and November, payable once

a month;

     (c) In the event of the death, resignation or removal of a

member of the Legislature and the appointment and qualification of

his or her successor, the compensation provided in this section for

the month in which the death, resignation or removal of the member

of the Legislature occurs shall be prorated between the original

member and his or her successor on the basis of the number of days

served, including Saturdays and Sundays in the month.


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