2017 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1500 (Committee Approved)

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Prohibition of Requiring Loyalty Oaths as a Condition for Employment (language only)

Item 4-1.02 #1h

Item 4-1.02 #1h

Withholding of Spending Authority


Page 535, after line 48, insert:

"e. As a condition of receiving funds authorized in this act, no locally elected constitutional officer shall require a loyalty oath or pledge of support in the officer's election campaign as a condition of employment for a position which is not a confidential, supervisory or policy-making position.  Furthermore, any decision to dismiss, demote, suspend or take any adverse employment action against any employee without giving written notice of the reason for such action and without giving the employee the opportunity to respond to such action orally and in writing is prohibited."    


(This amendment is self-explanatory.)