SB379 HFAT Boggs 3-8 #1                                      McO

    Com. Sub For Com. Sub For S. B. 379 –- “A Bill to amend and reenact §7-7-1 and §7-7-4 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, all relating to authorizing an increase in the salaries of county commissioners and elected county officials; providing legislative findings that the new and additional duties that have consistently and annually been imposed upon the county commissioners, sheriffs, county and circuit clerks, assessors and prosecuting attorneys in each county are such that they would justify the increases in compensation; requiring the state auditor to consider certain factors when certifying whether a county has an amount sufficient for payment of the increases; providing that the State Auditor may not be held liable for relying upon information and data provided by a county commission in assessing a county’s fiscal condition or annual budget; requiring submission of written request for a salary increase; and requiring certain prosecuting attorneys to devote full-time to public duties..