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CCCC Commission History Summary Chart

California Citizens Compensation Commission History Summary Chart
Yea​r Action Resolution
1990 – CCC EstablishmentVarious
  • Governor salary set at $120,000 per year (From $85,000) 
  • Attorney General and Superintendent of Public Instruction be paid at 85% of the Governor's salary ($102,000) and that the other "Constitutional" officers (Lieutenant Governor, Secretary of State, Controller, and Treasurer) receive 75% of the Governor's salary ($90,000).
  • No adjustment for Members, Board of Equalization and the Insurance Commissioner
  • State Legislative salaries were set at $52,500, 43.75% of the Governor's salary
  • Established new pay rates for Assembly Speaker/Senate President Pro Tem (20% above the basic member rate) and majority/minority floor leader (10% above the member rate)
1991-1993No AdjustmentN/A
1994Salary Increase
  • Increased the pay rate for members of the Legislature to $72,000, 60% of the Governor's salary, with corresponding increases for the floor and house leaders 
1995Salary Increase
  • 5% for Constitutional Officers
1996No AdjustmentN/A
1997Salary Increase
  • 4% for all Constitutional Officers
  • No increase for State Legislators
1998Salary Increase
  • 26-34% for Constitutional Officers & State Legislators
  • Eliminated legislative leadership pay differentials
1999Salary Increase
  • Re-established legislative leadership pay differentials:
  • 7.5% differential for majority/minority leaders
  • 15% differential for two house leaders
  • No increase for Constitutional Officers
2000Salary Increase
  • 6% for Governor from 165,000 to 175,000
  • Slightly more than 6% for other Constitutional Officers
  • Adjusted legislative leadership pay differentials for the minority leader in each house to receive the 15% differential (rather than 7.5%) 
  • Second ranking minority leader in each house was granted a 7.5% leadership differential
2001-2004No AdjustmentN/A
2005Salary Increase
  • 12% for State Legislators
2006Salary Increase
  • 18% for Constitutional Officers, including BOE Members
  • 2% for State Legislators
2007Salary Increase
  • 5% for Attorney General & Superintendent of Public Instruction
  • 2.75% for remaining Constitutional Officers and State Legislators
2008No AdjustmentN/A
2009

Salary Decrease

Benefits Reduction

  • 18% for Constitutional Officers & State Legislators
  • 18% reduction of benefits, including health, automobile, and per diem
2010Benefits Adjustment
  • Allowed adjustment of the State paid portion of the health benefits
2011Benefits Adjustment
  • Abolished automobile policy for Legislative Members and passed a $300 per month automobile allowance
2012Salary Decrease
  • 5% for Constitutional Officers & State Legislators
2013

Salary Increase

Benefits Reduction

  • 5% for Constitutional Officers & State Legislators
  • 10% reduction of State's contribution for health benefits
2014

Salary Increase

Benefits Reduction

  • 2% for Constitutional Officers & State Legislators
  • 10% reduction of State's contribution for health benefits
2015Salary Increase
  • 3% for Constitutional Officers & State Legislators
2016Salary Increase
  • 4% for Constitutional Officers & State Legislators
2017Salary Increase
  • 3% for Constitutional Officers & State Legislators
2018Salary Increase
  • 3% for Constitutional Officers & State Legislators
  Updated: 7/19/2018
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