WSR 04-12-086

PROPOSED RULES

PERSONNEL RESOURCES BOARD


[ Filed June 2, 2004, 10:47 a.m. ]

Original Notice.

Exempt from preproposal statement of inquiry under RCW 34.05.310(4).

Title of Rule: WAC 357-04-065 What are the duties of the board?

Purpose: This rule describes the duties of the Washington Personnel Resources Board.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapter 41.06 RCW.

Statute Being Implemented: RCW 41.06.150.

Summary: The proposed rule specifies that the board has three members who are appointed by the governor and confirmed by the senate as provided in RCW 41.06.110. This rule describes the duties of the board.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Sharon Whitehead, 521 Capitol Way South, Olympia, WA, (360) 664-6348; Implementation and Enforcement: Department of Personnel.

Name of Proponent: Department of Personnel, governmental.

Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.

Explanation of Rule, its Purpose, and Anticipated Effects: This rule describes the makeup and duties of the Washington Personnel Resources Board.

Proposal Changes the Following Existing Rules: See above.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. Not required.

RCW 34.05.328 does not apply to this rule adoption.

Hearing Location: Department of Personnel, 521 Capitol Way South, Olympia, WA, on July 8, 2004, at 10:00 a.m.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Department of Personnel by July 2, 2004, TDD (360) 753-4107 or (360) 586-8260.

Submit Written Comments to: Sharon Whitehead, Department of Personnel, P.O. Box 47500, FOR DOP TRACKING PURPOSES PLEASE NOTE ON SUBMITTED COMMENTS "FORMAL COMMENT," fax (360) 586-4694, by July 2, 2004.

Date of Intended Adoption: July 8, 2004.

June 2, 2004

E. C. Matt

Secretary


NEW SECTION
WAC 357-04-065   What are the duties of the board?   The board is composed of three members appointed by the governor and confirmed by the senate as provided in RCW 41.06.110.

(1) The board must annually elect a chair and vice chair from among its members to serve one year.

(2) The board must conduct business in accordance with RCW 41.06.120.

(3) The board is responsible for:

(a) Adopting rules that establish goals for the classification plan, define criteria for exemption from the civil service rules, establish procedures for employee appeals, and establish a training requirement for employees appointed to a supervisory or management position.

(b) Hearing and determining employee appeals in accordance with chapter 357-52 WAC.

(c) Prioritizing and adopting class studies and salary adjustments under the provisions of RCW 41.06.152(2).

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