Report Title:

Government Attrition Policy

 

Description:

Provides for a government attrition policy. Effective July 1, 2020. (SB1271 HD1)

 


THE SENATE

S.B. NO.

1271

TWENTY-FIFTH LEGISLATURE, 2009

S.D. 1

STATE OF HAWAII

H.D. 1

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYEES.

 

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

 


SECTION 1. (a) Except for positions in the department of education and the University of Hawaii, with respect to positions in the executive branch vacated during fiscal year 20092010 and fiscal year 2010-2011:

(1) Thirty per cent of the positions vacated in each department in each fiscal year may be refilled by the head of the department to ensure the continued ability of the department to carry out its public purpose;

(2) Thirty per cent of the positions vacated in each department shall be held vacant for fiscal year 2009- 2010 and shall be assigned to a statewide personnel pool; provided that after June 30, 2010, the governor may propose the transfer of the vacant positions under this paragraph between executive departments as necessary to fill essential positions, subject to approval by the legislature through the executive budget;

(3) Thirty per cent of the positions vacated in each department shall be held vacant for fiscal year 2010- 2011 and shall be assigned to a statewide personnel pool; provided that after June 30, 2011, the governor may propose the transfer of the vacant positions under this paragraph between executive departments as necessary to fill essential positions, subject to approval by the legislature through the executive budget; and

(4) Forty per cent of the positions vacated in each department in each fiscal year shall be eliminated.

(b) With respect to positions in the judiciary vacated during fiscal year 20092010 and fiscal year 2010-2011:

(1) Thirty per cent of the positions vacated in each fiscal year may be refilled by the chief justice to ensure the continued ability of the judiciary to carry out its public purpose;

(2) Thirty per cent of the positions vacated shall be held vacant for each fiscal year; and

(3) Forty per cent of the positions vacated in each fiscal year shall be eliminated.

(c) With respect to positions in the University of Hawaii vacated during fiscal year 20092010 and fiscal year 2010-2011:

(1) Seventy per cent of the positions vacated in each fiscal year may be refilled by the president of the University of Hawaii, with the approval of the board of regents; provided that these positions shall be reallocated as necessary to restructure and organize the university to ensure the continued provision of appropriate, direct, student-related services;

(2) Thirty per cent of the positions vacated shall be held vacant for fiscal year 2009-2010; provided that after June 30, 2010, the president of the University of Hawaii may propose the transfer of vacant positions between divisions, programs, and departments as necessary to fill essential positions, subject to approval by the legislature through the executive budget; and

(3) Thirty per cent of the positions vacated shall be held vacant for fiscal year 2010-2011; provided that after June 30, 2011, the president of the University of Hawaii may propose the transfer of vacant positions between divisions, programs, and departments as necessary to fill essential positions, subject to approval by the legislature through the executive budget.

(d) With respect to positions in the department of education vacated during fiscal year 20092010 and fiscal year 2010-2011, twenty per cent of the vacated statewide administrative positions shall be eliminated.

(e) Funding allocations for vacant positions refilled pursuant to this Act shall be computed on the basis of the average monthly salary of the department from which the person retired, and shall be distributed accordingly. All amounts already allocated for vacated positions subject to this Act shall be returned to the general fund. Each department shall report its position reallocations to the director of finance, who shall report this information to the legislature no later than November 1, 2010, and November 1, 2011.

SECTION 2. This Act shall take effect on July 1, 2020.