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Title 32 : Taxation and Finance

Chapter 015 : SALARIES AND FEES

Subchapter 002 : GENERAL ASSEMBLY

(Cite as: 32 V.S.A. § 1051)
  • § 1051. Speaker of the House and President Pro Tempore of the Senate; compensation and expense reimbursement

    (a) The Speaker of the House and the President Pro Tempore of the Senate shall be entitled to receive annual compensation of $10,080.00 for the 2005 Biennial Session and thereafter, to be paid in biweekly payments, provided that, beginning on January 1, 2007, the annual compensation shall be adjusted annually thereafter by the cost of living adjustment negotiated for State employees under the most recent collective bargaining agreement, except that, beginning on July 1, 2021 and annually thereafter on January 1, the annual compensation shall be adjusted consistent with the compensation increases provided to other constitutional officers. In addition to the annual compensation, the Speaker and President Pro Tempore shall be entitled to receive:

    (1) $652.00 a week for the 2005 Biennial Session and thereafter, to be paid in biweekly payments during the regular and adjourned sessions of the General Assembly, provided that, beginning on January 1, 2007, the weekly compensation shall be adjusted annually thereafter by the cost of living adjustment negotiated for State employees under the most recent collective bargaining agreement, except that, beginning on July 1, 2021 and annually thereafter on January 1, the weekly compensation shall be adjusted consistent with the compensation increases provided to other constitutional officers;

    (2) an amount equal to one-fifth of the annually adjusted weekly compensation set forth in subdivision (1) of this subsection, rounded up to the nearest dollar, per day during a special session of the General Assembly; and

    (3) mileage, meals, and lodging expenses as provided to members of the General Assembly under subsection 1052(b) of this title during the biennial, adjourned, and special sessions of the General Assembly and in addition such other actual and necessary expenses incurred while engaged in duties imposed by law.

    (b), (c) [Repealed.]  (Amended 1963, No. 31, § 1, eff. April 3, 1963; 1966, No. 53 (Sp. Sess.), § 2, eff. Jan. 5, 1966; 1971, No. 189 (Adj. Sess.), eff. Jan. 1, 1973; 1973, No. 266 (Adj. Sess.), § 15, eff. April 16, 1974; 1979, No. 59, § 27, eff. July 1, 1979; 1981, No. 249 (Adj. Sess.), § 11; 1983, No. 243 (Adj. Sess.), § 16; 1985, No. 93, § 11; 1987, No. 121, § 15; 1989, No. 67, § 11; 1993, No. 140 (Adj. Sess.), § 103, eff. April 15, 1994; 1997, No. 28, § 1a; 2003, No. 156 (Adj. Sess.), § 6, eff. Jan. 1, 2005; 2005, No. 66, § 1a; 2011, No. 3, § 92, eff. Feb. 17, 2011; 2015, No. 58, § B.1112, eff. June 11, 2015; 2015, No. 172 (Adj. Sess.), § E.126.2, eff. Jan. 1, 2017; 2019, No. 120 (Adj. Sess.), § B.3, eff. July 1, 2021.)