FIRE DEPARTMENT SALARIES IN SECOND CLASS A CITIES
                  Act of Jun. 9, 1939, P.L. 324, No. 181              Cl. 11
                                  AN ACT

     Authorizing the council of cities of the second class A, to fix
        the salaries of members of the fire department; and
        establishing minimum salaries.

        The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
     hereby enacts as follows:

        Section 1.  The salaries of the chief of the fire department,
     assistant chiefs of the fire department, and all other members
     of the fire department of cities of the second class A of this
     Commonwealth, shall be fixed by the council of such cities as
     follows, at sums not lower than hereinafter stated:
        (1)  The minimum annual salary or compensation to be paid the
     officers and firemen by any city of the second class A shall be
     five thousand four hundred dollars ($5400) with minimum annual
     increments of two hundred dollars ($200) for the first three
     years of such employment. If the annual salary or compensation
     of any fireman employed by the city on the effective date of
     this amending act is less than five thousand four hundred
     dollars ($5400), such salary or compensation shall be increased
     to five thousand four hundred dollars ($5400), and such fireman
     shall receive minimum annual increments of two hundred dollars
     ($200) for the next three years of such employment, to wit,
     1968, 1969 and 1970.
        (2)  Officers, including the chief of the department,
     receiving salaries in excess of five thousand four hundred
     dollars ($5400) shall also receive annual increments of two
     hundred dollars ($200) as is provided in clause (1) hereof.
        (3)  The minimum annual starting salary or compensation to be
     paid to the members of the fire alarm bureau by any city of the
     second class A shall be five thousand dollars ($5000) with
     minimum annual increments of two hundred dollars ($200) for the
     first two years of such employment. If the annual salary or
     compensation of any member of the fire alarm bureau employed by
     the city on the effective date of this act is less than five
     thousand dollars ($5000), such salary or compensation shall be
     increased to five thousand dollars ($5000) and such member shall
     receive annual increments of two hundred dollars ($200) for the
     next two years of employment.
        (1 amended Oct. 19, 1967, P.L.463, No.219)
        Section 2.  All acts and parts of acts inconsistent herewith
     are hereby repealed.
        Section 3.  This act shall become effective immediately upon
     final enactment.