2013 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1500 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Governor McDonnell
Authorize Compensation Study for State Employees (language only)

Item 66 #1g

Item 66 #1g

Administration, Secretary of

Page 45, after line 7, insert:
"The Secretary of Administration shall convene a work group comprised of representatives from the Department of Human Resource Management, Department of Planning and Budget, and Senate Finance and House Appropriations Committees to conduct a comprehensive compensation study for state employees.  The study shall address compression, recruitment, retention, hiring practices, and strategies to minimize future compensation inequities.  All state agencies shall provide necessary information for the work group to conduct the study.  The work group's recommendations shall be submitted as occupational areas are completed.  The first priority of the study shall be for public safety related personnel, to be submitted no later than November 1, 2013.  All occupational recommendations shall be completed on or before June 30, 2014. All recommendations shall be submitted to the Governor and Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees."

(This amendment authorizes the Secretary of Administration to convene a work group to conduct a comprehensive compensation study for state employees.)