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House Bill 1789

House Bill 1789

ARCHIVE (2001)

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DIGEST OF HB1789 (Updated February 14, 2001 3:25 PM - DI 84)

State merit employment. Amends the policies and purposes of the state personnel act by adopting the current federal standards for merit systems of personnel administration. Provides that classified service vacancies shall be filled by means approved by the state personnel director in accordance with merit system principles. Repeals provisions that: (1) require the state personnel director to administer tests and certify eligible lists; (2) establish the career bipartisan personnel system; and (3) require each agency that employs engineers to adopt rules establishing a merit system. Retains preference for military veterans. Reconciles language on disqualification of applicants with the federal Americans with Disabilities Act. Makes conforming and other technical amendments.
Current Status:
In Committee - 2nd House
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