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HB 1409 - State Employee Compensation Changes - Key Vote

Colorado Key Votes

Judy Solano voted Yea (Concurrence Vote) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -

Title: State Employee Compensation Changes

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (35-27) - (Key vote)

Title: State Employee Compensation Amendments

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to repass a bill, after having concurred with Senate amendments thereto, that changes the compensation practices for employees in the state personnel system from being based primarily on performance to allowing for pay raises so long as employees receive satisfactory performance evaluations.

Highlights:
-Requires by October 1 of the given year that the state personnel director specify twelve annual incremental salary rates within each pay grade in the state personnel system (Sec. 1). -Authorizes state employees to advance to a higher salary within their pay grade based on satisfactory performance evaluations (Sec. 1). -Requires that the state personnel director, the executive director of each principal department in the executive branch of state government, and the presidents of colleges and universities establish job competency requirements for state government positions in consultation with state employee representatives and employee organizations (Sec. 1). -Requires that the state personnel director prepare an annual compensation report that reflects all adjustments necessary to maintain the salary structure, state contributions for group benefit plans, performance awards, and annual salary increases (Sec. 1). -Requires that the state personnel director submit the annual compensation report along with recommendations and estimated costs for state employee compensation by October 1 of each year to the governor and to the joint budget committee and that these recommendations take into account results of the annual compensation survey, fiscal constraints, the ability to recruit and retain state employees, and appropriate adjustments of state employee compensation (Sec. 1). -Requires that each principal department in the executive branch specify in its annual budget request the amount of money required for the advancement of employees to higher salaries within their pay grade (Sec. 1).
Note:

NOTE: THE LEGISLATURE PROVIDES ITS MEMBERS WITH THE OPPORTUNITY TO BOTH VOTE ON WHETHER TO CONCUR WITH THE OPPOSING CHAMBER'S AMENDMENTS AND, IF THE CONCURRENCE VOTE SUCCEEDS, VOTE TO REPASS THE BILL AFTER THE AMENDMENTS ARE INCORPORATED. THIS IS A VOTE ON REPASSAGE OF THE BILL AFTER THE MEMBERS CONCURRED WITH THE OPPOSING CHAMBER'S AMENDMENTS.

Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (22-13) - (Key vote)

Title: State Employee Compensation Amendments

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that changes the compensation practices for employees in the state personnel system from being based primarily on performance to allowing for pay raises so long as employees receive satisfactory performance evaluations.

Highlights:
-Requires by October 1 of the given year that the state personnel director specify twelve annual incremental salary rates within each pay grade in the state personnel system (Sec. 1). -Authorizes state employees to advance to a higher salary within their pay grade based on satisfactory performance evaluations (Sec. 1). -Requires that the state personnel director, the executive director of each principal department in the executive branch of state government, and the presidents of colleges and universities establish job competency requirements for state government positions in consultation with state employee representatives and employee organizations (Sec. 1). -Requires that the state personnel director prepare an annual compensation report that reflects all adjustments necessary to maintain the salary structure, state contributions for group benefit plans, performance awards, and annual salary increases (Sec. 1). -Requires that the state personnel director submit the annual compensation report along with recommendations and estimated costs for state employee compensation by October 1 of each year to the governor and to the joint budget committee and that these recommendations take into account results of the annual compensation survey, fiscal constraints, the ability to recruit and retain state employees, and appropriate adjustments of state employee compensation (Sec. 1). -Requires that each principal department in the executive branch specify in its annual budget request the amount of money required for the advancement of employees to higher salaries within their pay grade (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (37-26) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: State Employee Compensation Changes

Sponsors

  • Maryanne 'Moe' Keller (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Kent D. Lambert (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John V. 'Jack' Pommer (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Abel J. Tapia (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Albert C. 'Al' White (CO - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

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