2015 - 2016 LEGISLATURE
ASSEMBLY AMENDMENT 1,
TO ASSEMBLY BILL 373
October 19, 2015 - Offered by Representative Steineke.
21. Page 7, line 17
: delete "Notwithstanding s. 230.16 (7), persons
" and 3
substitute "Notwithstanding s. 230.16 (7) par. (fm)
42. Page 10, line 20
: after "inferior." insert "The standards established under 5
this subsection shall allow an appointing authority to accelerate progressive 6
discipline if the inadequacy, unsuitability, or inferiority of the personal conduct or 7
work performance for which an employee is being disciplined is severe.".
230.046 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
230.046 (2) Supervisory training.
After initial appointment to a supervisory 11
position, each appointing authority shall ensure that each classified service 12
supervisor 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 2
as state personnel policies, grievance handling, discipline, performance evaluation, 3
understanding the concerns of state employees with children, the supervisor's role 4
in management and the concept of the total quality leadership process, including 5
quality improvement through participatory management.".
230.05 (10) of the statutes is created to read:
The director shall establish standards for what constitutes a 9
serious violation of the code of ethics for purposes of s. 230.34 (1) (a) 9.".
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
(b) The director
and the administrator director
provide any agency with".
"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 21
preliminary requirements stated in the examination
announcement. To 22
assure that all".
230.24 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
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 7
competitive 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 10
due consideration given to affirmative action. The appointing authority shall
11consider the guidelines under s. 230.19 when deciding how to fill a vacancy under
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
230.25 (1m) of the statutes is renumbered 230.25 (1m) (intro.) 23
and amended to read:
(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:
230.25 (1m) (a) to (d) of the statutes are created to read:
(a) The 3 highest ranked veterans.
(b) The 3 highest ranked disabled veterans who are not certified under par. (a).
(c) The 3 highest ranked individuals each of whom is an unremarried spouse 12
of a veteran who was killed in action.
(d) The 3 highest ranked individuals each of whom is an unremarried spouse 14
of a veteran who died of a service-connected disability.".
230.25 (2) (am) of the statutes is created to read:
(am) If a veteran is included on a certification list and if the minimum 19
qualifications and the skills, abilities, competencies, and knowledge of the veteran 20
and any other applicant being interviewed for the position are equal, the appointing 21
authority shall give a preference to the veteran for the position.".
(a) All original and all promotional appointments to permanent, 4
sessional and seasonal positions, with the exception of those positions designated as 5
supervisor or management under s. 111.81, in the classified service shall be for a 6
probationary period of 6 months one year
, but the director at the request of the 7
appointing authority and in accordance with the rules related thereto
may extend 8
any such period for a maximum of 3 12
additional months. Dismissal may be made 9
at any time during such periods. Upon such dismissal, the appointing authority shall 10
report to the director and to the employee removed, the dismissal and the reason 11
therefor. The director may remove an employee during the employee's probationary 12
period if the director finds, after giving notice and an opportunity to be heard, that 13
such employee was appointed as a result of fraud or error.
230.28 (1) (am) of the statutes is amended to read:
(am) All probationary periods for employees in supervisory or 16
management 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 21
who transfer or are reinstated to supervisory or management positions consistent 22
with conditions under sub. (4) and who had previously obtained permanent status 23
in class in a supervisory or management position prior to the transfer or 24
reinstatement shall serve a probationary period in accordance with sub. (4).
(c) Upon request by the appointing authority, the director may waive 4
any portion of the a
lengthened probationary period but in no case before a 6-month 5one-year
probationary period has been served.".
Any person appointed to fill the position of an employee on such 10
military or civilian leave shall be designated as a substitute or replacement employee 11
and upon the return and reemployment of the original employee the substitute 12
employee shall be transferred to a similar position with the same employing agency 13
if one is available, or if not, he or she shall be eligible for reinstatement or have the 14
right of restoration in accordance with this subchapter and
the rules of the director. 15
The status of any person who is appointed to fill the place of an employee on military 16
or civilian leave under this section shall be governed by the rules of the director 17
230.34 (2) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
(intro.) Employees with permanent status in class in permanent, 21
sessional and seasonal positions in the classified service and employees serving a 22
probationary period in such positions after promotion or transfer may be laid off 23
because of a reduction in force due to a stoppage or lack of work or funds or owing to 24
material changes in duties or organization but only after all original appointment
1probationary and limited term employees in the classes used for layoff, are