2003 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1400 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Ingram
Depy Court Clrks Dev. Prog. (language only)

Item 66 #6h

Item 66 #6h

Compensation Board

Page 56, after line 14, insert:
"I.1. The Compensation Board shall develop minimum criteria for a career development program for deputy Clerks of the Circuit Court.  The criteria for the program shall address the selection process, minimum length of service, job performance, certification, formal education, and any other matters deemed relevant by the Compensation Board.
2. The program shall require any clerk of the circuit court who desires to participate in the program to certify to the Compensation Board that the career development plan in effect in his office meets the minimum criteria for such plans as set by the Compensation Board, and that his office also has a performance evaluation plan that meets the minimum criteria established by the Compensation Board for such plans.
3. The Compensation Board shall submit the Career Development Plan for Deputy Clerks of Circuit Courts to the Governor and the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees no later than November 15, 2003.  The Compensation Board shall include in the report the estimated cost of increasing the salaries of program participants by one Compensation Board pay grade, and recommendations regarding the proportion of deputies in each office who would be eligible for participation in the program."

(This amendment directs the Compensation Board to create a career development program for deputy clerks of the circuit court.)