Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
To provide for certain collective bargaining costs,
including the costs of salary adjustments and other economic benefits
by the collective bargaining agreement between the Middlesex sheriff's office
and the Middlesex Sheriff's Superior Officers Association, the sum set forth
in section 2 is hereby appropriated from the Collective Bargaining Reserve
Fund, subject to the provisions of law regulating the disbursement of public
funds and the conditions pertaining to appropriations in chapter 194 of the
acts of 1998.
EXECUTIVE OFFICE FOR ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE.
For a reserve to meet the costs for fiscal years 1998 and 1999 of salary
adjustments and other economic benefits authorized by the collective bargaining
agreement between the Middlesex sheriff's office and the Middlesex Sheriff's
Superior Officers Association and to meet the costs for fiscal years 1998 and
1999 of salary adjustments and other economic benefits necessary to provide
equal salary adjustments and benefits to employees employed in "confidential"
positions which otherwise would be covered by said agreement; provided, that
the personnel administrator, with the approval of the secretary of
administration and finance, shall determine such salary adjustments and
benefits for such "confidential" employees in accordance with the provisions of
the collective bargaining agreement then in effect which otherwise would cover
said positions; provided further, that said secretary may
transfer from the sum appropriated herein to other items of appropriation and
allocations thereof for fiscal year 1999 such amounts as may be necessary to
such costs where the amounts otherwise available are insufficient for the
purpose, in accordance with a transfer plan which shall be filed in advance
with the house and senate committees on ways and means; and provided further,
that notwithstanding the provisions of any general or special law to the
contrary, the comptroller shall charge to the
Collective Bargaining Reserve Fund expenditures from the accounts which receive
transfers from this item in amounts equal to the amounts of such transfers
This act shall take effect upon its passage.
Approved November 12, 1998.