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House Bill 1250

House Bill 1250

ARCHIVE (2012)

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DIGEST OF HB 1250 (Updated March 6, 2012 4:18 pm - DI 84)

State government nepotism. Prohibits an individual who is employed by a state agency from being: (1) employed in the same agency in which the individual's relative is the appointing authority; and (2) placed in the direct line of supervision of a relative. Allows a job assignment that existed on July 1, 2012, to be continued. Allows an individual employed in an agency for at least 12 consecutive months immediately preceding the date the individual's relative becomes the appointing authority of the agency to: (1) remain employed by the agency; and (2) be within the direct line of supervision of the relative. Prohibits an individual from contracting with or supervising the work of a business entity of which a relative is a partner, executive officer, or sole proprietor. Provides that a person within an agency who violates the nepotism statute may be subject to the penalties enforced by the state ethics commission. Repeals provisions concerning employment of relatives in state agencies.
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