HOUSE BILL NO. 5321

November 09, 2023, Introduced by Rep. Kuhn and referred to the Committee on Government Operations.

A bill to provide for the reduction of the salaries of certain legislative staffs during certain periods; and to provide for the powers and duties of certain state and local governmental officers and entities.

the people of the state of michigan enact:

Sec. 1. As used in this act, "policy-making staff in the legislature" means a policy director or advisor for the majority or minority political party, a budget director or advisor for the majority or minority political party, an employee assigned to a legislator's office in a policy-making capacity, or any other employee of the legislature other than an individual employed by the state in a clerical or non-policy-making capacity.

Sec. 3. Notwithstanding any salary determination under any law to the contrary, in any year that the legislature adjourns a regular session without day before December 1, the salary of each policy-making staff in the legislature must be reduced by 25% for the time between that adjournment and the first day of the next regular session.