Florida Senate - 2017                              CS for SB 168
       By the Committee on Governmental Oversight and Accountability;
       and Senators Latvala and Steube
       585-02961-17                                           2017168c1
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to salaries of specified officers and
    3         firefighters; amending s. 110.2035, F.S.; requiring
    4         each state agency that employs law enforcement
    5         officers, correctional officers, correctional
    6         probation officers, and firefighters to provide a
    7         monthly salary adjustment; specifying eligibility for
    8         the monthly salary adjustment; providing an effective
    9         date.
   11  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   13         Section 1. Subsection (9) is added to section 110.2035,
   14  Florida Statutes, to read:
   15         110.2035 Classification and compensation program.—
   16         (9) In order to strengthen the ability of state agencies to
   17  provide career development incentives and to retain well
   18  qualified law enforcement officers, correctional officers,
   19  correctional probation officers, and firefighters, each state
   20  agency that employs such officers or firefighters shall provide
   21  a monthly salary enhancement equal to the full amount provided
   22  to officers and firefighters who participate in the salary
   23  incentive program provided in s. 943.22 or are paid supplemental
   24  compensation in accordance with s. 633.422. The monthly salary
   25  enhancement shall be made available to law enforcement officers,
   26  correctional officers, and correctional probation officers, as
   27  defined in s. 943.10, and firefighters, as defined in s.
   28  633.102, who are employed by a state agency in a career service
   29  position.
   30         Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2017.