Citations Affected: IC 7.1-2.
Synopsis: Salary matrix for excise police officers. Provides that the
salary matrix for excise police officers must have parity with the salary
matrices prescribed for conservation officers of the department of
natural resources. Provides that the matrix shall be funded from the
state general fund.
Effective: July 1, 2001.
January 22, 2001, read first time and referred to Committee on Public Policy.
February 8, 2001, amended, reported favorably _ Do Pass.
A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning
SECTION 1. IC 7.1-2-2-13, AS ADDED BY P.L.1-1999, SECTION
19, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1,
2001]: Sec. 13. (a) The alcoholic beverage commission shall categorize
salaries of enforcement officers within each rank based upon the rank
held and the number of years of service in the commission through the
tenth year. The salary ranges that the board assigns to each rank shall
be divided into a base salary and ten (10) increments above the base
(1) the base salary in the rank paid to a person with less than one (1) year of service in the commission; and
(2) the highest salary in the rank paid to a person with at least ten (10) years of service in the commission.
(b) For purposes of creating the salary matrix prescribed by this section, the alcoholic beverage commission may not approve salary ranges for any rank that are less than the salary ranges effective for that rank on January 1, 1995.
(c) The salary matrix prescribed by this section shall be reviewed
and approved by the budget agency before implementation.
(d) The money needed to fund the salaries resulting from the matrix prescribed by this section shall come from the
from the professional and technical equity fund as augmented by the
budget agency from the state general fund.
(e) The salary matrix prescribed by this section must have parity with the salary matrix prescribed by the natural resources commission under IC 14-9-8 for conservation officers of the department of natural resources. The budget agency shall approve a salary matrix that meets the parity requirement of this subsection.