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2015 - 2016 LEGISLATURE
October 19, 2015 - Offered by Representative Steineke.
AB373-AA1,1,11 At the locations indicated, amend the bill as follows:
AB373-AA1,1,3 21. Page 7, line 17: delete "Notwithstanding s. 230.16 (7), persons Persons" and
3substitute "Notwithstanding s. 230.16 (7) par. (fm), persons".
AB373-AA1,1,7 42. Page 10, line 20: after "inferior." insert "The standards established under
5this subsection shall allow an appointing authority to accelerate progressive
6discipline if the inadequacy, unsuitability, or inferiority of the personal conduct or
7work performance for which an employee is being disciplined is severe.".
AB373-AA1,1,8 83. Page 11, line 5: after that line insert:
AB373-AA1,1,9 9" Section 16m. 230.046 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB373-AA1,2,510 230.046 (2) Supervisory training. After initial appointment to a supervisory
11position, each appointing authority shall ensure that each classified service
12supervisor successfully completes a supervisory development program. A waiver of
13any part of the probationary period under s. 230.28 (1) (c) may not be granted before

1completion of the development program.
The program shall include such subjects
2as state personnel policies, grievance handling, discipline, performance evaluation,
3understanding the concerns of state employees with children, the supervisor's role
4in management and the concept of the total quality leadership process, including
5quality improvement through participatory management.".
AB373-AA1,2,6 64. Page 11, line 10: after that line insert:
AB373-AA1,2,7 7" Section 17m. 230.05 (10) of the statutes is created to read:
AB373-AA1,2,98 230.05 (10) The director shall establish standards for what constitutes a
9serious violation of the code of ethics for purposes of s. 230.34 (1) (a) 9.".
AB373-AA1,2,12 105. Page 12, line 10: delete lines 10 and 11 and substitute "that shall supersede
11the provisions of the civil service and other applicable statutes and rules
12promulgated by the director and the administrator
AB373-AA1,2,13 136. Page 12, line 16: delete that line and substitute:
AB373-AA1,2,15 14"230.13 (3) (b) The director administrator and the administrator director may
15provide any agency with".
AB373-AA1,2,16 167. Page 13, line 23: delete "resumes" and substitute "selection processes".
AB373-AA1,2,17 178. Page 14, line 11: delete "administrator" and substitute "director".
AB373-AA1,2,18 189. Page 14, line 22: delete lines 22 to 24 and substitute:
AB373-AA1,2,22 19"230.16 (2) Competitive examinations The selection process for a position in
20the civil service
shall be free and open to all applicants who have fulfilled the
21preliminary requirements stated in the examination position announcement. To
22assure that all".
110. Page 15, line 17: delete "administrator" and substitute "administrator
AB373-AA1,3,3 311. Page 21, line 6: delete lines 6 to 13 and substitute:
AB373-AA1,3,4 4" Section 54m. 230.24 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB373-AA1,3,125 230.24 (2) A vacancy in a career executive position may be filled through An
6appointing authority shall fill a vacancy in a career executive position using
an open
7competitive examination, a competitive promotional examination or by restricting
8competition to employees in career executive positions in order to achieve and
9maintain a highly competent work force in career executive positions
process, with
10due consideration given to affirmative action. The appointing authority shall
11consider the guidelines under s. 230.19 when deciding how to fill a vacancy under
12this paragraph.
AB373-AA1,3,13 1312. Page 22, line 3: delete lines 3 to 10 and substitute:
AB373-AA1,3,15 14" Section 56m. 230.25 (1g) of the statutes, as affected by 2015 Wisconsin Act
, is amended to read:
AB373-AA1,3,2116 230.25 (1g) For every position to be filled by promotion from a promotional
17register, the director shall, after
After certifying names under sub. (1), the director
additionally certify the name names of the 3 highest ranked disabled veteran
19veterans whose disability is at least 70% percent and the 3 highest ranked
20individuals each of whom is the spouse of a disabled veteran whose disability is at
21least 70 percent
AB373-AA1,57m 22Section 57m. 230.25 (1m) of the statutes is renumbered 230.25 (1m) (intro.)
23and amended to read:
1230.25 (1m) (intro.) After certifying names under sub. (1), additional names
2the director shall be certified in rank order of those who with the combination of
3veterans preference points awarded under s. 230.16 (7) and examination score earn
4a total score equal to or higher than the lowest score of those certified on the basis
5of examination only. The number of veterans or spouses of veterans added to the list
6may not exceed the number of names certified under sub. (1).
additionally certify the
7names of all of the following:
AB373-AA1,57p 8Section 57p. 230.25 (1m) (a) to (d) of the statutes are created to read:
AB373-AA1,4,99 230.25 (1m) (a) The 3 highest ranked veterans.
AB373-AA1,4,1010 (b) The 3 highest ranked disabled veterans who are not certified under par. (a).
AB373-AA1,4,1211 (c) The 3 highest ranked individuals each of whom is an unremarried spouse
12of a veteran who was killed in action.
AB373-AA1,4,1413 (d) The 3 highest ranked individuals each of whom is an unremarried spouse
14of a veteran who died of a service-connected disability.".
AB373-AA1,4,16 1513. Page 22, line 20: delete the material beginning with that line and ending
16with page 23, line 17, and substitute:
AB373-AA1,4,17 17" Section 60m. 230.25 (2) (am) of the statutes is created to read:
AB373-AA1,4,2118 230.25 (2) (am) If a veteran is included on a certification list and if the minimum
19qualifications and the skills, abilities, competencies, and knowledge of the veteran
20and any other applicant being interviewed for the position are equal, the appointing
21authority shall give a preference to the veteran for the position.".
AB373-AA1,4,23 2214. Page 25, line 8: delete the material beginning with that line and ending
23with page 26, line 13, and substitute:
1" Section 65m. 230.28 (1) (a) of the statutes, as affected by 2015 Wisconsin Act
, is amended to read:
AB373-AA1,5,133 230.28 (1) (a) All original and all promotional appointments to permanent,
4sessional and seasonal positions, with the exception of those positions designated as
5supervisor or management under s. 111.81, in the classified service shall be for a
6probationary period of 6 months one year, but the director at the request of the
7appointing authority and in accordance with the rules related thereto may extend
8any such period for a maximum of 3 12 additional months. Dismissal may be made
9at any time during such periods. Upon such dismissal, the appointing authority shall
10report to the director and to the employee removed, the dismissal and the reason
11therefor. The director may remove an employee during the employee's probationary
12period if the director finds, after giving notice and an opportunity to be heard, that
13such employee was appointed as a result of fraud or error.
AB373-AA1,66m 14Section 66m. 230.28 (1) (am) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB373-AA1,5,2415 230.28 (1) (am) All probationary periods for employees in supervisory or
16management positions are one year unless waived after 6 months under par. (c). The
17waiver under par. (c) may be exercised for an employee in a supervisory position only
18if the employee has successfully completed a supervisory development program
19under s. 230.046 (2)
, but the director at the request of the appointing authority may
20extend any such period for a maximum of 12 additional months
. However, persons
21who transfer or are reinstated to supervisory or management positions consistent
22with conditions under sub. (4) and who had previously obtained permanent status
23in class in a supervisory or management position prior to the transfer or
24reinstatement shall serve a probationary period in accordance with sub. (4).
1Section 68m. 230.28 (1) (c) of the statutes, as affected by 2015 Wisconsin Act
, is amended to read:
AB373-AA1,6,53 230.28 (1) (c) Upon request by the appointing authority, the director may waive
4any portion of the a lengthened probationary period but in no case before a 6-month
5one-year probationary period has been served.".
AB373-AA1,6,6 615. Page 27, line 3: after that line insert:
AB373-AA1,6,8 7" Section 72m. 230.32 (4) of the statutes, as affected by 2015 Wisconsin Act 55,
8is amended to read:
AB373-AA1,6,179 230.32 (4) Any person appointed to fill the position of an employee on such
10military or civilian leave shall be designated as a substitute or replacement employee
11and upon the return and reemployment of the original employee the substitute
12employee shall be transferred to a similar position with the same employing agency
13if one is available, or if not, he or she shall be eligible for reinstatement or have the
14right of restoration in accordance with this subchapter and the rules of the director.
15The status of any person who is appointed to fill the place of an employee on military
16or civilian leave under this section shall be governed by the rules of the director
17pursuant thereto.".
AB373-AA1,6,18 1816. Page 28, line 24: after that line insert:
AB373-AA1,6,19 19" Section 75m. 230.34 (2) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB373-AA1,7,220 230.34 (2) (intro.) Employees with permanent status in class in permanent,
21sessional and seasonal positions in the classified service and employees serving a
22probationary period in such positions after promotion or transfer may be laid off
23because of a reduction in force due to a stoppage or lack of work or funds or owing to
24material changes in duties or organization but only after all original appointment

1probationary and limited term employees in the classes used for layoff, are