2003 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1400 (Committee Approved)

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Adherence to Reporting Requirements by Agency Heads (language only)

Item 4-6.01 #1h

Item 4-6.01 #1h

Positions and Employment
Employee Compensation

Page 606, after line 42, insert:
"p.1. The payment of these salary amounts to positions listed in paragraphs b., c. 6. and c. 7. shall be contingent upon the adherence to reporting deadlines for fiscal analyses, plans, evaluations, or reports required by language contained in this act.
2.  The Clerk of the House shall note the deadlines for the submission of such analyses,  plans, evaluations, or reports required by language contained in this act and notify the Comptroller of the name and position of the responsible individual when such reporting deadline is not met.  The Comptroller may withhold the payroll check for the individual until the Comptroller is notified by the Clerk that such report has been received.
3.  If any required fiscal analysis, plan, evaluation, or report required by the language contained in this Act cannot be completed by the required deadline, a request for an extension of the deadline must be made in writing to the Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee and the Clerk of the House.  The provisions of paragraph 2 above shall apply unless the Chairman of the Appropriations Committee and the Clerk of the House provide a written acceptance of the delay."

(This amendment requires the Clerk of the House to notify the Comptroller when reporting requirements required in the Appropriation Act are not met and allows the Comptroller to withhold the salary of the person responsible for the submission of the report until it is received.)