Sec. 2.1. (a) Notwithstanding any other laws to the contrary, any per diem that is paid from state funds for travel, lodging, or meals and that is authorized by statute in an amount that is less than the amount prescribed, pursuant to section 2 of this chapter, by the state budget agency for that particular per diem is hereby set at that amount prescribed by the state budget agency.

     (b) Notwithstanding any other laws to the contrary, any salary per diem that is paid from state funds and that is authorized by statute in an amount that is less than thirty-five dollars ($35.00) per day is hereby set at thirty-five dollars ($35.00) per day or at any other amount as may be established by the general assembly after July 1, 1977.

As added by Acts 1977, P.L.27, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.3-2008, SEC.4.