H. B. 4046
(By Delegate Modesitt)
[Introduced January 14, 2000; referred to the
Committee on Political Subdivisions then Finance.]
A BILL to amend and reenact section seventeen-c, article fourteen,
chapter seven of the code of West Virginia, one thousand nine
hundred thirty-one, as amended, relating to salary increments
for deputy sheriffs; and removing the sixteen year cap for
determining years of service to calculate salary increment.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That section seventeen-c, article fourteen, chapter seven of
the code of West Virginia, one thousand nine hundred thirty-one, as
amended, be amended and reenacted to read as follows:
ARTICLE 14. CIVIL SERVICE FOR DEPUTY SHERIFFS.
§7-14-17c. Salary increment.
Beginning on and after the effective date of this section, Every deputy sheriff with one year or more of service shall receive
an annual salary increase in the sum of five dollars per month for
each year of service. up to a maximum of sixteen years of service
Any incremental salary increase in effect prior to the effective
date of this section that is more favorable to the deputy sheriffs
entitled to such increase shall remain in full force and effect to
the exclusion of the provisions of this section.
NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to remove the sixteen year
cap on salary increments for years of service for deputy sheriffs.
Strike-throughs indicate language that would be stricken from
the present law, and underscoring indicates new language that would