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Texas Payroll/Personnel Resource

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Agency-Specific Provisions
Maximum Security and Behavioral Management Unit Salaries


Department of State Health Services (DSHS) and the Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS) are authorized to pay certain employees additional compensation for working in a maximum security unit or a behavioral management unit of state mental health and mental retardation facilities. These employees may be paid up to 6.8 percent more than the regular salary rate for working in these units.

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Determining Eligibility

DSHS and DADS will determine which employees are eligible for the increase.

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Additional Resources

To learn more about entering this special pay, see the SPRS Entitlement Code Table in the SPRS User Guide.

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General Appropriations Act (GAA), Rider 24 in Special Provisions relating to all Health and Human Services Agencies.