Bill Status of HB5499 100th General Assembly
Short Description: ETHICS-EMPLOYEE ADVOCACY
Rep. Sara Feigenholtz - Kelly M. Cassidy - Will Guzzardi - Steven A. Andersson - Juliana Stratton, Robyn Gabel, Ann M. Williams, Litesa E. Wallace, Laura Fine, Allen Skillicorn, Gregory Harris, Anna Moeller, Deb Conroy, Grant Wehrli, Michael J. Zalewski, John Connor, Katie Stuart and Sam Yingling
| 1/8/2019||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act. Creates the Offices of Executive Employee Advocacy and the Office of Legislative Employee Advocacy. Provides for the appointment of a Director to head each respective Office of Employee Advocacy. Provides for the qualifications and compensation of the Director. Provides that each respective Office of Employee Advocacy shall provide all employees over which it has jurisdiction with legal assistance, representation, and support concerning any complaint, investigation, or proceeding initiated under specified provisions of the Act, and operate a hotline through which covered employees may contact the Office concerning such matters. Allows the Director to employ and determine the compensation of staff as he or she determines necessary to carry out the functions of the Office. Provides that Executive Inspectors General and the Legislative Inspector General shall have the duty to appoint Directors of Employee Advocacy.