Purpose: This rule describes the duties of the Washington Personnel Resources Board and will be included in the general provisions chapter of the new civil service rules (Title 357 WAC).
Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapter 41.06 RCW.
Adopted under notice filed as WSR 04-12-086 on June 2, 2004.
Changes Other than Editing from Proposed to Adopted Version: Under WSR 04-12-086, WAC 357-04-065 (3)(a) stated that the board is responsible for establishing procedures for employee appeals. The adopted version of this section deletes this language.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Date Adopted: July 8, 2004.
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(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, 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).