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House Bill 1401

House Bill 1401

ARCHIVE (2004)

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DIGEST OF HB 1401 (Updated March 4, 2004 9:10 pm - DI 75)

Public officer compensation. Establishes the public officers compensation advisory commission to make recommendations to the general assembly regarding the salaries to be paid to public officers. Provides that recommended increases in salaries may not exceed changes in the Indiana nonfarm income. Provides that for purposes of computing a retirement benefit for a person who is a member of the Indiana state teachers' retirement fund and who takes an unpaid leave of absence to serve in an elected position: (1) "annual compensation" includes the total amount that was not paid to the member but would have been paid to the member during the year under the member's employment contracts if the member had not taken any unpaid leave of absence to serve in an elected position; and (2) the "average of the annual compensation" means the annual compensation for the one year of service in which the member's annual compensation was highest. Provides health care adjustments (similar to those made to executive branch employees) to members of the judicial branch. Establishes a judicial insurance adjustment fee of $1 to be collected in certain civil actions and in certain criminal, infraction, and ordinance violation actions. Provides that the costs of the health care adjustments for judicial branch members be paid from the judicial health adjustment fee.
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