WEST virginia legislature
2019 regular session
House Bill 2893
By Delegates Sponaugle, Hartman, N. Brown, Barrett, C. Thompson, Boggs, Pushkin, Ellington, Miley and Caputo
[Introduced February 7, 2019;
to the Committee on Health and Human Resources then Finance.]
A BILL to amend and reenact §48-19-105 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to increasing minimum salaries for Bureau for Child Support Enforcement attorneys.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
ARTICLE 19. BUREAU FOR CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT ATTORNEY.
§48-19-105. Compensation; expenses.
The salary of a Bureau for
Child Support Enforcement attorney shall be not less than
per year, and shall be fixed by the commissioner, who shall take into
consideration ability, performance of duty and experience. The compensation and
expenses of the employees of the office and all operating expenses incurred by
the office shall be fixed by the commissioner and paid by the Bureau for Child
NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to increase the minimum salaries for child support enforcement attorneys from $45,000 to $75,000 per year.
Strike-throughs indicate language that would be stricken from a heading or the present law and underscoring indicates new language that would be added.