Bill Status of EO1812 100th General Assembly
Short Description: STATE AGENCY-HIRING RELATIVES
| 9/21/2018||Senate||Filed with the Secretary of State|
Synopsis As Introduced
Provides that: a State agency head may not appoint, hire, promote, advance, or advocate for the appointment, hiring, employment, promotion, or advancement, in or to a position in a governmental body, a relative of the State agency head; an individual may not be appointed, hired, promoted, or advanced in or to a civilian position in a governmental body if the appointment, employment, promotion, or advancement has been advocated by a State agency head who is a relative of the individual; an individual may not be placed in a relative's direct line of supervision, may not evaluate a relative's job performance, and may not recommend a salary increase for a relative; no employee or official may participate in an action relating to the discipline or dismissal of a relative or conduct an investigation into alleged misconduct by a relative; an individual may not serve on a State agency interview panel for a relative; State agency employees and officials shall disclose to their supervisor and ethics officer any anticipated or active participation by the employee or official in any matter affecting a business entity if they, together with a relative, are entitled to receive more than 15% of the total distributable income of the business entity; State agency heads who are required to file a supplemental statement of economic interest under Executive Order 2015-09 shall also disclose specified information; State agency heads who are not required to file a supplemental statement of economic interest shall disclose specified information; directs the Department of Central Management Services to amend the State Officials and Employees Code of Personal Conduct to define nepotism as a violation of State ethics; requires State agencies to amend their employment policies or handbooks to define nepotism; State agencies, when negotiating with a labor organization, shall make every reasonable effort to secure a collective bargaining agreement that meets or exceeds the objectives of the Executive Order; the Department of Central Management may prescribe regulations authorizing the temporary employment, in emergencies resulting from natural disasters or similar unforeseen events or circumstances, of individuals whose employment would otherwise be prohibited; and these requirements do not apply to individuals serving in a volunteer capacity or who exclusively provide emergency, medical, firefighting, police, or charitable service to the State. Contains provisions regarding: savings; prior executive orders; severability; and other matters. Effective 30 days after filing.
|Date||Chamber|| Action|| 9/21/2018||Senate||Filed with the Secretary of State|