Bill Summary for S 449 (2019-2020)

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Apr 1 2019

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View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
Senate Bill 449 (Public) Filed Monday, April 1, 2019
AN ACT AMENDING THE STATE HUMAN RESOURCES ACT TO GRANT CERTAIN STATE AGENCIES FLEXIBILITY IN EMPLOYEE CLASSIFICATION AND SALARY ADMINISTRATION.
Intro. by Burgin.

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Enacts GS 126-5(c15), establishing that the Council of State agencies, the Office of State Controller, the Community College System Office, and the UNC System have sole authority and discretion over the following actions concerning their respective personnel: (1) classifying new positions or reclassifying vacant positions within the classification system adopted by the State Human Resources Commission or as prescribed by law, (2) making hiring decisions based on the flexibility provided by the subsection, and (3) determining the appropriate salary for their respective employees so long as funding is available within the budgeted salary appropriated to the agency and the salary remains in the salary range associated with the classification or as prescribed by law. Requires the human resources director for each State agency to ensure that each new hire employed pursuant to the classification and salary administration flexibility granted by the subsection meets the minimum qualifications for the position. Directs the Office of State Human Resources to provide assistance to agencies upon request. Effective July 1, 2019.

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