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General Assembly



January Session, 2013

LCO No. 5833



Offered by:


SEN. MCKINNEY, 28th Dist.

SEN. FASANO, 34th Dist.


To: Subst. House Bill No. 6648

File No. 237

Cal. No. 344


After the last section, add the following and renumber sections and internal references accordingly:

"Sec. 501. Section 5-198 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2013):

The offices and positions filled by the following-described incumbents shall be exempt from the classified service:

(1) All officers and employees of the Judicial Department;

(2) All officers and employees of the Legislative Department;

(3) All officers elected by popular vote;

(4) All agency heads, members of boards and commissions and other officers appointed by the Governor;

(5) All persons designated by name in any special act to hold any state office;

(6) All officers, noncommissioned officers and enlisted men in the military or naval service of the state and under military or naval discipline and control;

(7) (A) All correctional wardens, as provided in section 18-82, and (B) all superintendents of state institutions, the State Librarian, the president of The University of Connecticut and any other commissioner or administrative head of a state department or institution who is appointed by a board or commission responsible by statute for the administration of such department or institution;

(8) The State Historian appointed by the State Library Board;

(9) Deputies to the administrative head of each department or institution designated by statute to act for and perform all of the duties of such administrative head during such administrative head's absence or incapacity;

(10) Executive assistants to each state elective officer and each department head, as defined in section 4-5, provided each position of executive assistant shall have been created in accordance with section 5-214;

(11) One personal secretary to the administrative head and to each undersecretary or deputy to such head of each department or institution provided any classified employee whose position is affected by this subsection shall retain classified status in such position;

[(12) All members of the professional and technical staffs of the constituent units of the state system of higher education, as defined in section 10a-1, of all other state institutions of learning, of the Board of Regents for Higher Education, and of the agricultural experiment station at New Haven, professional and managerial employees of the Department of Education and teachers certified by the State Board of Education and employed in teaching positions at state institutions; ]

[(13)] (12) Physicians, dentists, student nurses in institutions and other professional specialists who are employed on a part-time basis;

[(14)] (13) Persons employed to make or conduct a special inquiry, investigation, examination or installation;

[(15)] (14) Students in educational institutions who are employed on a part-time basis;

[(16)] (15) Forest fire wardens provided for by section 23-36;

[(17)] (16) Patients or inmates of state institutions who receive compensation for services rendered therein;

[(18)] (17) Employees of the Governor including employees working at the executive office, official executive residence at 990 Prospect Avenue, Hartford and the Washington D. C. office;

[(19)] (18) Persons filling positions expressly exempted by statute from the classified service;

[(20)] (19) Librarians employed by the State Board of Education or any constituent unit of the state system of higher education;

[(21)] (20) All officers and employees of the Division of Criminal Justice;

[(22)] (21) Professional employees in the education professions bargaining unit of the Department of Rehabilitation Services;

[(23)] (22) Lieutenant colonels in the Division of State Police within the Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection appointed on or after June 6, 1990;

[(24)] (23) The Deputy State Fire Marshal within the Department of Construction Services;

[(25)] (24) The chief administrative officer of the Workers' Compensation Commission;

[(26)] (25) Employees in the education professions bargaining unit;

[(27)] (26) Disability policy specialists employed by the Council on Developmental Disabilities; and

[(28)] (27) The director for digital media and motion picture activities in the Department of Economic and Community Development. "

This act shall take effect as follows and shall amend the following sections:

Sec. 501

July 1, 2013