STATE GOVERNMENT AND STATE AFFAIRS
67-3519. Employee positions — Procedure for filling. (1) In addition to any powers, duties, functions, and responsibilities of the division of financial management expressed elsewhere in this code, the division shall establish a list of employee positions for which moneys are available from the spending authority of appropriated moneys to each appointing authority. A position is defined as a specific job normally held by one (1) employee. This list shall contain the title of each position and the pay grade of the position. No appointing authority, except those in the legislative and judicial departments, shall fill a new position without first obtaining the approval of the division and then obtaining proper classification from the personnel commission for positions in the classified service. No appointing authority, except those in the legislative and judicial departments, may increase the pay grade of a position by reclassification or any other means without the approval of the personnel commission for pay grade level and without the approval of the division for sufficiency of spending authority of the appointing authority to meet the proposed change. Appointing authorities in preparation of budget requests shall include exact position control numbers in justification of salaries and other compensation and must assign position control numbers to proposed new positions prior to budget submission. A list of additions, deletions and changes during the first six (6) months of the current fiscal year and projections for the second six (6) months of the current fiscal year of the positions so controlled shall be furnished by the department to the legislature and to the governor on January 1. Any authority vested in any appointing authority or agency, commission, department, board, office or institution is limited by the provisions of this section.
(2) Positions authorized by the division of financial management but not filled by the appointing authority within twelve (12) months of such authorization shall be declared null and void and shall not be filled except upon a new authorization by the division of financial management.
[67-3519, added 1974, ch. 22, sec. 38, p. 592; am. 1981, ch. 227, sec. 12, p. 456; am. 1992, ch. 274, sec. 1, p. 847; am. 1995, ch. 153, sec. 16, p. 629; am. 2021, ch. 160, sec. 10, p. 448.]