2017 Legislation

SB0765 / HB0790
Sen. Beavers / Rep. Sparks
As introduced, restores longevity pay for employees of the executive branch in the service of the state hired after June 30, 2015.

Senate status: 02/13/2017 – Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate State and Local Government Committee
House status: 03/15/2017 – Placed on s/c cal State Government Subcommittee for 3/22/2017

SB1168 / HB0972
Sen. Hensley / Rep. Rogers
As introduced, requires the department to maintain case manager staffing levels so that case manager caseloads do not exceed more than 20 active cases relating to initial assessments or more than 20 children monitored and supervised per case manager.

Senate status: 02/13/2017 – Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Judiciary Committee
House status: 02/15/2017 – Assigned to s/c Civil Justice Subcommittee

SB1060 / HB1015
Sen. Lundberg / Rep. Hawk
As introduced, increases time the appointing authority has to appoint one of the applicants after being referred a list of eligibles from within 30 days to within 45 days.

Senate status: 02/13/2017 – Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate State and Local Government Committee
House status: 03/15/2017 – Placed on s/c cal State Government Subcommittee for 3/22/2017

SB1090 / HB1105
Sen. Ketron / Rep. McCormick
As introduced, requires the state to annually provide certain qualifying employee associations with information on state employees’ work site location, home telephone number, and residential address; allows the state to charge a reasonable fee for the information.

Senate status: 03/15/2017 – Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate State & Local Government Committee
House status: 03/14/2017 – Failed in State Government Committee

SB1282 / HB1409
Sen. Jackson / Rep. Weaver
As introduced, provides hazard and other supplemental pay to certain state employees.

Senate status: 02/13/2017 – Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate State and Local Government Committee
House status: 03/15/2017 – Placed on s/c cal State Government Subcommittee for 3/22/2017

SB0649 / HB0546
Sen. Niceley / Rep. Rogers
As introduced, authorizes the commissioner to contract with a county that contracts with a private entity for correctional services only if the contract between the county and the private entity meets requirements of the Private Prison Contracting Act.

Senate status: 02/13/2017 – Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate State and Local Government Committee
House status: 03/15/2017 – Placed on s/c cal State Government Subcommittee for 3/22/2017

 

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