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Amendment

 

February Session, 2016

LCO No. 5680

   
 

*HB0559105680SRO*

Offered by:

 

SEN. FASANO, 34th Dist.

 

To: Subst. House Bill No. 5591

File No. 747

Cal. No. 522

"AN ACT CREATING THE CONNECTICUT RETIREMENT SECURITY PROGRAM. "

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

"Sec. 501. (NEW) (Effective from passage) (a) There is established a Commission on Overtime Expenditures. The commission shall study the overtime expenditures of state agencies and make recommendations for legislative actions to curtail such expenditures.

(b) The commission shall consist of the following members:

(1) The speaker of the House of Representatives, or the speaker's designee;

(2) The president pro tempore of the Senate, or the president pro tempore's designee;

(3) The majority leader of the House of Representatives, or the majority leader's designee;

(4) The majority leader of the Senate, or the majority leader's designee;

(5) The minority leader of the House of Representatives, or the minority leader's designee;

(6) One person appointed by the minority leader of the House of Representatives;

(7) The minority leader of the Senate, or the minority leader's designee; and

(8) One person appointed by the minority leader of the Senate.

(c) Any member of the commission designated or appointed under subsection (b) of this section may be a member of the General Assembly.

(d) All appointments to the commission shall be made not later than thirty days after the effective date of this section. Any vacancy shall be filled by the appointing authority.

(e) The speaker of the House of Representatives and the minority leader of the Senate shall select the chairpersons of the commission from among the members of the commission. Such chairpersons shall schedule the first meeting of the commission, which shall be held not later than sixty days after the effective date of this section.

(f) The administrative staff of the joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to appropriations and the budgets of state agencies shall serve as administrative staff of the commission.

(g) (1) Commencing July 1, 2016, and monthly thereafter, each state agency shall report to the Office of Fiscal Analysis on its overtime expenditures for the previous month, including the amount of overtime expenditures per location, the type of overtime work that was undertaken and a detailed description of the need to accrue such overtime expenditures.

(2) Not later than thirty days after receiving such reports on overtime expenditures, the Office of Fiscal Analysis shall prepare and submit a compilation of such reports, in accordance with the provisions of section 11-4a of the general statutes, to the commission and to the chairpersons and ranking members of the joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to appropriations and the budgets of state agencies.

(h) Not later than October 1, 2016, and quarterly thereafter, the commission shall submit a report on its findings and recommendations to the joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to appropriations and the budgets of state agencies, in accordance with the provisions of section 11-4a of the general statutes. "

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

Sec. 501

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