HB 1498 - Clarke County; coroner; compensation

First Reader Summary

A BILL providing for the compensation for the coroner of Clarke County, so as to change the provisions relating to the coroner's salary; and for other purposes.

Hudgens, Ralph T (24th) Heard, Keith G (89th) McBee, Louise (88th)
Status Summary HC: LLeg SC: SLGO LA: 03/27/98 Signed by Governor
Page Numbers - 1/ 2
House Action Senate
2/3/98 Read 1st Time 2/6/98
2/4/98 Read 2nd Time
2/5/98 Favorably Reported 2/10/98
2/5/98 Read 3rd Time
2/5/98 Passed/Adopted 2/10/98
3/24/98 Sent to Governor
3/27/98 Signed by Governor
585 Act/Veto Number
1/1/99 Effective Date

HB 1498                                            LC 11 9442 
 
 
 
 
 
 
                        A BILL TO BE ENTITLED 
                               AN ACT 
 
 
  1- 1  To amend an Act providing for the compensation for the 
  1- 2  coroner of Clarke County, approved March 21, 1970 (Ga. L. 
  1- 3  1970, p. 2980), as amended, particularly by an Act approved 
  1- 4  March 25, 1986 (Ga. L. 1986, p. 4710), so as to change the 
  1- 5  provisions relating to the coroner's salary; to provide for 
  1- 6  an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other 
  1- 7  purposes. 
 
  1- 8       BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF GEORGIA: 
 
  1- 9                           SECTION 1. 
 
  1-10  An Act providing for the compensation for the coroner of 
  1-11  Clarke County, approved March 21, 1970 (Ga. L. 1970, p. 
  1-12  2980), as amended, particularly by an Act approved March 25, 
  1-13  1986 (Ga. L. 1986, p. 4710), is amended by striking Section 
  1-14  1 thereof and inserting in its place the following: 
 
 
 
  1-15    (a) In lieu of all fees and other compensation provided by 
  1-16    law, the coroner of the Unified Government of 
  1-17    Athens-Clarke County, Georgia, shall be compensated for 
  1-18    his or her official duties by an annual salary of 
  1-19    $5,760.00 and an annual expense allowance of $3,600.00, 
  1-20    both payable in equal monthly installments from the funds 
  1-21    of the Unified Government of Athens-Clarke County, 
  1-22    Georgia. 
 
  1-23    (b) The annual salary of the coroner of the Unified 
  1-24    Government of Athens-Clarke County, Georgia, shall be 
  1-25    increased each year by the same percentage or amount, or 
  1-26    average percentage or average amount, as applicable, by 
  1-27    which minimum salaries of sheriffs are increased under 
  1-28    Code Section 15-16-20 of the O.C.G.A., based upon annual 
  1-29    state merit system employee compensation increases, which 
  1-30    increase in salary shall become effective the first day of 
  1-31    July following the date such annual merit system increase 
  1-32    first becomes effective." 
 
 
 
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  2- 1                           SECTION 2. 
 
  2- 2  This Act shall become effective on January 1, 1999. 
 
  2- 3                           SECTION 3. 
 
  2- 4  All laws and parts of laws in conflict with this Act are 
  2- 5  repealed. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Clerk of the House
Robert E. Rivers, Jr., Clerk
Last Updated on 04/20/98

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