§4-2A-4. Additional compensation for President of Senate, Speaker of House of Delegates, majority leaders, minority leaders, certain committee chairs and selected members of both houses


Published: 2015

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WVC 4 - 2 A- 4

§4-2A-4. Additional compensation for President of Senate, Speaker

of House of Delegates, majority leaders, minority

leaders, certain committee chairs and selected members

of both houses.

(a) In addition to the basic and additional compensation

provided in sections two and three of this article, the President

of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Delegates shall each

receive additional compensation of:

(1) One hundred fifty dollars per day for each day actually

served during any regular, extension of regular or extraordinary

session as presiding officer, including Saturdays and Sundays; and

(2) One hundred fifty dollars per day for attending to

legislative business when the Legislature is not in regular,

extension of regular or extraordinary session and interim

committees are not meeting.

(b) In addition to the basic and additional compensation

provided in sections two and three of this article, the majority

leaders and minority leaders of the Senate and of the House of

Delegates shall each receive additional compensation of fifty

dollars per day for each day actually served during any regular,

extension of regular or during extraordinary session, including

Saturdays and Sundays, as the selected legislative leaders of their

respective political parties.

(c) The presiding officer and majority and minority leader

compensation shall be paid, from time to time, during any such session or interim period, as the case may be, as may be prescribed

by rules established by the Legislative Auditor.

(d) In addition to the basic and additional compensation

provided in sections two and three of this article, the

chairpersons of the committees on finance and committees on the

judiciary of the respective houses and up to six additional persons

from each house, to be named by the presiding officer, shall each

receive an additional compensation of one hundred fifty dollars per

day up to a maximum of thirty days for attending to legislative

business when the Legislature is not in regular, extended or

extraordinary session and interim committees are not meeting.





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