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PASSED BY THE
STATE OF VIRGINIA,
EXTRA SESSION OF 1902-3-4.
VIRGINIA STATE DOCUMEN:
CHAP. 1.-An ACT providing for the compensation and mileage of members, com
mittees, officers, and employees of the general assembly, and for the payment of the same.
Approved July 25, 1902.
1. Be it enacted by the general assembly of Virginia, That
First. The speaker of the house of delegates and the president of the senate shall each receive seven dollars per day for the time when the general assembly is actually in session, including Sundays and recesses of not exceeding five days, and the mileage provided by law; and the other members of the general assembly shall receive for their services four dollars per day for the time when the general assembly is actually in session, including Sundays and recesses of not exceeding five days, and the mileage provided by law. Any sick member, or one who shall have obtained leave of absence, shall receive such salary as is due him in the same manner as if he had been in his seat. If during any session of the general assembly any member shall die or otherwise vacate his office, and his successor be elected, the personal representative of the deceased member shall receive the uncollected compensation up to the date of the death of the said member, and the successor to said deceased member shall receive the said per diem, beginning from the day of his election; and members of legislative committees which may sit during any recess of the general assembly shall receive compensation at said rate of four dollars per day.
Second. The members of the general assembly, the officers and employees of each house thereof, and members of legislative committees which may sit during any recess of the general assembly, each shall receive as and for their mileage ten cents per mile for every mile of necessary travel to and from the place of meeting of the general assembly, to be computed according to the nearest mail route.
Third. The compensation and duties of the clerk of the house of delegates, and of the clerk of the senate, and the number, compensation, and chuties of the enrolling clerks, committee clerks, sergeant-at-arms, doorkeepers, pages, and other employees of the senate and house of delegates shall continue as now fixed by law until the first of January, nineteen hundred and three, after which date their number, duties, and compensation shall be as prescribed by law.
Fourth. The compensation, mileage, and expenses hereinbefore provided for, including mileage for the officers and employees of the senate and house of delegates, or which may be incurred by the general assembly in accordance with law, shall be paid out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated.
2. Inasmuch as an emergency exists, this act shall take effect from its passage.