HB 1250-1_ Filed 02/08/2012, 11:03

COMMITTEE REPORT




MADAM PRESIDENT:

    The Senate Committee on Pensions and Labor, to which was referred House Bill No. 1250, has had the same under consideration and begs leave to report the same back to the Senate with the recommendation that said bill be AMENDED as follows:

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    " Sec. 1. This chapter does not prohibit the continuation of a job assignment that existed on July 1, 2012.".
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     Sec. 3. As used in this chapter, "appointing authority" means:
        (1) an elected officer;
        (2) the head of an agency, a department, a division, a board, or a commission; or
        (3) an individual or group of individuals who have the power by law or by lawfully delegated authority to make appointments.
    Sec. 4. As used in this chapter, "direct line of supervision" means the chain of command in which the superior affects or has the authority to affect, the terms and conditions of the subordinate's employment, including making decisions about work assignments, compensation, grievances, advancements, or performance evaluation.
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    Page 2, line 1, after "part-time," insert " temporary,".
    Page 2, line 2, delete "contractual employment." and insert " hourly.".
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        " (1) A spouse.
        (2) A parent or stepparent.
        (3) A child or stepchild.
        (4) A brother, sister, stepbrother, or stepsister.
        (5) A niece or nephew.
        (6) An aunt or uncle.
        (7) A daughter-in-law or son-in-law.
    (b) For purposes of this section, an adopted child of an individual is treated as a natural child of the individual.
    (c) For purposes of this section, the terms "brother" and "sister" include a brother or sister by the half blood.
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     Sec. 8. An individual employed in an agency may not hire a relative.
     Sec. 9. (a) Except as provided in subsection (b), an individual may not be employed in the same agency in which an individual's relative is the appointing authority.
    (b) An individual may be employed in the same agency in which the individual's relative is the appointing authority, if the individual has been employed in the same agency for at least twelve (12) consecutive months immediately preceding the date the individual's relative becomes the appointing authority.
    Sec. 10. Except as provided in section 9(b) of this chapter, an individual may not be placed in a relative's direct line of supervision.

     Sec. 11. An individual employed in an agency may not contract with or supervise the work of a business entity of which a relative is a partner, executive officer, or sole proprietor.".

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    Page 2, line 40, after "who" insert " knowingly".
    (Reference is to HB 1250 as printed January 25, 2012.)

and when so amended that said bill do pass .

Committee Vote: Yeas 7, Nays 1.

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Senator Boots, Chairperson


AM 125005/DI 102    2012