3181-S2 AMH MILO SNEL 062

2SHB 3181 - H AMD TO H AMD† (H-5640.1/10) 1571

By Representative Miloscia

NOT CONSIDERED 3/11/2010

††† On page 2, line 24 of the striking amendment, after "treasury." insert "Performance measures and targets must be developed and tracked annually to improve each of the purposes of the account. A report on the performance measures must be submitted annually to the legislature and the governor."

 

††† On page 2, line 25, after "(3)" insert the following: "(a) All public agencies, local governments, and other entities that receive four hundred thousand or more in taxes from collections pursuant to RCW 82.21.030 shall apply to the Washington state quality award or similar organization for an organization-wide Baldrige assessment within two years and a full assessment every three years thereafter in order to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of public agencies spending this tax funding.† Each public agency shall commit and plan to become a high performance, high integrity organization and reach a score of sixty percent in ten years.†

††† (b) Washington state quality award application, assessment feedback reports, and corrective action plans shall: (i) Be posted on individual public agency, local government, and the Washington state general management accountability and performance websites to insure public accountability, sharing of best practices among public agencies and adequate performance management improvement; (ii) be electronically sent to the Washington state auditorís office to assist in its analysis of departmental performance data, performance measures, and self-assessment systems; and (iii) be used for identification of best practices for the chapter 43.09 RCW performance audits.† Public agencies may use grant funding for application fee and quality training.

††† (c) State agencies shall monitor implementation and consider assessment results as criteria in grant funding.

††† (4)"

 

††† Renumber the sections consecutively and correct any internal references accordingly.

 

††† On page 3, line 21, after "subsection." insert "The department shall develop performance measures and targets to annually track reductions in contaminated storm water. The department shall report annually to the legislature and governor and shall post results on the Washington state general management accountability and performance website."

 

††† On page 4, line 6, after "benefits" insert "and the quality management of the organization"

 

††† On page 4, line 20, after "(5)" insert "The sum of seventy-five thousand dollars is appropriated for the biennium ending June 30, 2011, from the storm water account created in section 4 of this act to the office of financial management for the Washington state quality award. Funds may be used by the Washington state quality award for the purposes of training public agencies and in managing public agency assessments.

††† (6)"

 

††† Renumber the sections consecutively and correct any internal references accordingly.

 

††† On page 4, line 25, after "(6)" insert "The department shall establish an annual assessment and performance grading program for the major programs to measure the goals.

††† (7)"

 

††† Correct any internal references accordingly.

 

††† On page 5, after line 24, insert the following:

††† "(3) The department shall develop performance measures and targets to be tracked annually to improve the purposes of the account. The department shall report annually to the legislature and governor and shall post results on the Washington state general management accountability and performance website. The department shall also establish an annual assessment and performance grading program for the major programs to measure the goals."

 

††† Correct any internal references accordingly.

 

†††††† ††† EFFECT:   

 

†††††††††† Requires public agencies, local governments, and other entities that receive $400,000 or more from the hazardous substance tax to apply for a Baldrige assessment within two years and a full assessment every three years thereafter.

 

†††††††††† Requires the Department of Ecology to develop performance measures and targets for the Stomm Water Account and the Water Quality Action Account to annually track performance.† Requires the Department to report to the Legislature and Governor annually and to post the results on the Washington State General Management Accountability and Performance website.

 

†††††††††† Requires state agencies to monitor implementation and consider assessment results as criteria in grant funding, and requires the Department of Ecology to prioritize projects, applying through the Storm Water grant program, based on both the water quality benefits and the quality management of the applicant.

 

†††††††††† Appropriates $75,000 from the Storm Water Account, created in the bill, to the Office of Financial Management for the Washington State Quality Award, including training.

 

 

--- END ---