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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
State police and DNR enforcement officer salary matrix. Provides that the salary matrix based on rank and years of services that is established for state police employees must include 15 increments above the basic salary. Provides that the salary matrix based on rank and years of services that is established for law enforcement officers of the department of natural resources (DNR) must include 15 increments above the basic salary. Provides that the highest salary set for a rank of state police employees must be equivalent to the average of the highest salaries paid to police employees of equivalent rank in Illinois, Michigan, Kentucky, and Ohio. (By law, based on rank and years of service, the salaries of DNR law enforcement officers must be equal to the salaries of state police employees.) Appropriates to the state police department and the DNR an amount sufficient to fund each department's salary matrix for one year, with 50% to be appropriated from the state general fund and 50% to be appropriated from the motor vehicle highway account.