Bill Summaries: S401 (2019-2020 Session)

  • Summary date: Mar 28 2019 - View summary

    Amends GS Chapter 143C, Article 6 (Administration of the Budget), by adding new GS 143C-6-6.1, which requires all state agencies, beginning October 1, 2020, and every two years after that, to eliminate all positions that have been vacant for at least 24 months.  Excludes from GS 143C-6-9 (use of lapsed salary savings) funds from any position eliminated under this section; funds remain unexpended until appropriated by the General Assembly.  Mandates the Office of State Budget and Management shall submit a report within 15 days of elimination of positions under this section to the Joint Legislative Commission on Governmental Operations and the Fiscal Research Division detailing the positions eliminated, grouped by agency and specifying the salary for each.