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General Assembly

File No. 675

    February Session, 2016

Substitute Senate Bill No. 269

Senate, April 19, 2016

The Committee on Appropriations reported through SEN. BYE of the 5th Dist., Chairperson of the Committee on the part of the Senate, that the substitute bill ought to pass.

AN ACT REQUIRING THE SECRETARY OF THE OFFICE OF POLICY AND MANAGEMENT TO STUDY THE IMPACT OF IMPLEMENTING A FORTY-HOUR WORK WEEK FOR STATE EMPLOYEES.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

Section 1. (Effective from passage) The Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management shall, within available appropriations, conduct a study of the impact of requiring all state employees to work a forty-hour work week. On or before October 1, 2016, the secretary shall report, in accordance with the provisions of section 11-4a of the general statutes, the findings of such study to the joint standing committees of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to appropriations and the budgets of state agencies and labor and public employees. Such report shall include a summary of the potential positive and negative impacts, including any financial impacts, implementing such forty-hour work week may have on the state.

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

Section 1

from passage

New section

APP

Joint Favorable Subst.

 

The following Fiscal Impact Statement and Bill Analysis are prepared for the benefit of the members of the General Assembly, solely for purposes of information, summarization and explanation and do not represent the intent of the General Assembly or either chamber thereof for any purpose. In general, fiscal impacts are based upon a variety of informational sources, including the analyst's professional knowledge. Whenever applicable, agency data is consulted as part of the analysis, however final products do not necessarily reflect an assessment from any specific department.

OFA Fiscal Note

State Impact: None

Municipal Impact: None

Explanation

The bill requires the Office of Policy and Management to conduct a study concerning the impact of requiring all state employees to work a 40-hour week. This has no fiscal impact as it is anticipated that OPM has the expertise to complete this study.

The Out Years

State Impact: None

Municipal Impact: None

OFA Bill Analysis

sSB 269

AN ACT REQUIRING THE SECRETARY OF THE OFFICE OF POLICY AND MANAGEMENT TO STUDY THE IMPACT OF IMPLEMENTING A FORTY-HOUR WORK WEEK FOR STATE EMPLOYEES.

SUMMARY:

The bill requires the Office of Policy and Management (OPM) to conduct a study of the impact of requiring all state employees to work a forty-hour work week. On or before October 1, 2016, OPM must report the findings of such study to the Appropriations and Labor and Public Employees committees.

EFFECTIVE DATE: Upon passage

COMMITTEE ACTION

Appropriations Committee

Joint Favorable Substitute

Yea

50

Nay

4

(04/07/2016)

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