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HCR022.....................................................by STATE AFFAIRS STATE EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION - Stating findings of the Legislature and authorizing the Legislative Council to appoint a committee to undertake and complete a study of the state employee compensation and benefits system. 03/15 House intro - 1st rdg - to printing 03/16 Rpt prt - to Com/HuRes 03/18 Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg 03/21 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg Rls susp - ADOPTED - 59-0-11 AYES -- Andrus, Barraclough, Barrett, Bastian, Bayer, Bedke, Bell, Bilbao, Block, Boe, Bolz, Bradford, Cannon, Chadderdon, Clark, Collins, Crow, Denney, Edmunson(Barker), Ellsworth, Field(18), Field(23), Garrett, Hart, Henbest, Henderson, Jaquet, Jones, Kemp, Lake, LeFavour, Loertscher, Martinez, Mathews, McGeachin, McKague, Miller, Moyle, Nielsen, Nonini, Pasley-Stuart, Pence, Raybould, Ringo, Rydalch, Sali, Sayler, Schaefer, Shepherd(2), Shepherd(8), Shirley, Skippen, Smith(30), Smith(24), Smylie, Snodgrass, Stevenson, Trail, Wood NAYS -- None Absent and excused -- Anderson, Black, Deal, Eskridge, Harwood, Mitchell, Ring, Roberts, Rusche, Wills, Mr. Speaker Floor Sponsor - Schaefer Title apvd - to Senate 03/22 Senate intro - 1st rdg - to St Aff 03/30 Rpt out - rec d/p - to 10th Ord 03/31 10th Ord - ADOPTED - 34-0-1 AYES -- Andreason, Brandt, Broadsword, Bunderson, Burkett, Burtenshaw, Cameron, Coiner, Compton, Corder, Darrington, Davis, Fulcher, Gannon, Geddes, Goedde, Hill, Jorgenson, Kelly, Keough, Langhorst, Little, Lodge, Malepeai, Marley, McGee, McKenzie, Richardson, Schroeder, Stegner, Stennett, Sweet, Werk, Williams NAYS -- None Absent and excused -- Pearce Floor Sponsor - Andreason Title apvd - to House 03/31 To enrol - Rpt enrol - Sp signed 04/01 Pres signed - To Secretary of State
]]]] LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ]]]] Fifty-eighth Legislature First Regular Session - 2005 IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 22 BY STATE AFFAIRS COMMITTEE 1 A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION 2 STATING FINDINGS OF THE LEGISLATURE AND AUTHORIZING THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL TO 3 APPOINT A COMMITTEE TO UNDERTAKE AND COMPLETE A STUDY OF THE STATE 4 EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS SYSTEM. 5 Be It Resolved by the Legislature of the State of Idaho: 6 WHEREAS, Section 67-5309C, Idaho Code, provides that it is "the intent of 7 the legislature that an employee may expect to advance in the salary range to 8 the labor market average rate for the pay grade assigned to a classification"; 9 and 10 WHEREAS, to accomplish the Legislature's stated intent, salary ranges need 11 to be adjusted each year to reflect market increases, and funding must be pro- 12 vided to keep current employees' salaries at or progressing toward market; and 13 WHEREAS, the state has been unable to fund market competitive employee pay 14 increases; and 15 WHEREAS, 76.3% of classified state employees are paid below their pay 16 grade policy point; and 17 WHEREAS, classified state employee average wages are below average labor 18 market rates by approximately 14.2%. 19 NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the members of the First Regular Session 20 of the Fifty-eighth Idaho Legislature, the House of Representatives and the 21 Senate concurring therein, that the Legislative Council is authorized to 22 appoint a committee to undertake and complete a study of the state employee 23 compensation and benefits system. The Legislative Council shall determine the 24 number of legislators and membership from each house appointed to the commit- 25 tee and shall authorize the committee to receive input, advice and assistance 26 from interested and affected parties who are not members of the Legislature. 27 BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the committee will: 28 (1) Review the distribution of health insurance costs; 29 (2) Review the Hay Plan; 30 (3) Review the concept of merit increases for specific occupational 31 groups; 32 (4) Review agency specific human resource compensation issues; 33 (5) Review temporary merit increases and their funding sources; 34 (6) Review agency use of funding appropriated for personnel costs; 35 (7) Review any other human resource management issues; and 36 (8) Develop any legislation or recommendations related to these matters 37 as the committee deems appropriate. 38 BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that nonlegislative members of the committee may be 39 appointed by the cochairs of the committee who are appointed by the Legisla- 40 tive Council. Nonlegislative members of the advisory committee shall not be 41 reimbursed from legislative funds for per diem, mileage or other expenses and 42 shall not have voting privileges regarding the committee's recommendations or 43 proposed legislation. 44 BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the committee shall report its findings, rec- 2 1 ommendations and proposed legislation, if any, to the Second Regular Session 2 of the Fifty-eighth Idaho Legislature.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE RS 15048 This resolution directs Legislative Council to appoint an interim committee to analyze the state employee compensation and benefits system. The committee is to deliver a report and any recommended legislation to the next session of the Legislature. FISCAL NOTE If this resolution is adopted by the Legislature and the committee is appointed by Legislative Council, any necessary Legislator travel and per diem expense would be paid from the existing legislative appropriation to the Senate and the House of Representatives. Funding for staff support and expenses would be provided from the existing appropriation to the Legislative Council for the Legislative Services Office. There would be no additional impact upon the general fund as a result of this resolution. Contact Name: Rep. Robert Schaefer Phone: 208-332-1000 STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE HCR 22