Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:
1. That § 2.2-2813 of the Code of Virginia is amended and reenacted as follows:
§ 2.2-2813. Definitions; compensation and expense payments from state funds for service on collegial bodies.
A. As used in this chapter:
"Compensation" means any amount paid in addition to reimbursement for expenses.
"Expenses" means all reasonable and necessary expenses incurred in the performance of duties.
"Salary" means a fixed compensation for services, paid to part-time and full-time employees on a regular basis.
B. Subject to the provisions of subsections C and D, members of boards,
commissions, committees, councils and other collegial bodies, who are appointed
at the state level, shall be compensated at the rate of
C. Full-time employees of the Commonwealth or any of its local political subdivisions, including full-time faculty members of public institutions of higher education, shall be limited to reimbursement for such employee's expenses.
D. No member shall receive total compensation for a single day of more than one payment of the highest per diem amount specified in subsection B for attending meetings and for services performed that day for all boards, commissions, or other similar bodies, of which such person is a member, including all committees, subcommittees, or other related entities of such boards, commissions, or other similar bodies. Whenever a member performs services or attends two or more meetings in a single day for two or more boards, commissions, etc., compensation and expenses shall be prorated among the bodies served.