HB 1555 Agency directors; human resource training and agency succession planning.
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Summary as passed House: (all summaries)

Agency directors; human resources training and succession planning. Directs the Department of Human Resource Management (the Department) to administer training programs to familiarize agency directors with state human resource policies, such as compensation management, benefits administration, and resources available at the Department. The bill requires (i) the Department to offer training programs at least twice per year, (ii) each agency director to attend a training program with the agency chief human resource officer within six months after the director's appointment and thereafter at least once every four years, (iii) the agency chief human resource officer to provide subsequent training on agency-specific human resource policies, and (iv) each agency director to develop and submit annually to the Department an agency succession plan for key personnel, executive positions, and employees nearing retirement. The bill also requires public institutions of higher education to prepare a succession plan for presentation to the board of visitors with a copy to the Department.

Full text:
12/29/16  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17103358D  pdf | impact statement
01/31/17  House: Committee substitute printed 17104801D-H1  pdf | impact statement
03/07/17  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1555ER)  pdf | impact statement
03/16/17  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0527)  pdf

Amendments:
Senate amendments
Senate amendments engrossed

Status:
12/29/16  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17103358D
12/29/16  House: Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/11/17  House: Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #4
01/26/17  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (5-Y 0-N)
01/26/17  House: Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
01/31/17  House: Reported from General Laws with substitute (22-Y 0-N)
01/31/17  House: Committee substitute printed 17104801D-H1
01/31/17  House: Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/01/17  House: Assigned App. sub: Compensation and Retirement
02/02/17  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
02/03/17  House: Reported from Appropriations (20-Y 0-N)
02/04/17  House: Read first time
02/06/17  House: Read second time
02/06/17  House: Committee substitute agreed to 17104801D-H1
02/06/17  House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1555H1
02/07/17  House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/07/17  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N)
02/08/17  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/08/17  Senate: Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/13/17  Senate: Reported from General Laws and Technology (15-Y 0-N)
02/13/17  Senate: Rereferred to Finance
02/16/17  Senate: Reported from Finance with amendment (13-Y 0-N)
02/20/17  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/21/17  Senate: Read third time
02/21/17  Senate: Reading of amendment waived
02/21/17  Senate: Committee amendment agreed to
02/21/17  Senate: Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/21/17  Senate: Passed Senate with amendment (40-Y 0-N)
02/21/17  Senate: Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/21/17  Senate: Passed Senate with amendment (40-Y 0-N)
02/22/17  House: Placed on Calendar
02/22/17  House: Senate amendment rejected by House (0-Y 100-N)
02/22/17  House: VOTE: REJECTED (0-Y 100-N)
02/23/17  Senate: Senate receded from amendment (40-Y 0-N)
03/07/17  House: Enrolled
03/07/17  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1555ER)
03/07/17  House: Signed by Speaker
03/10/17  Senate: Signed by President
03/13/17  House: Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 3/13/17
03/13/17  Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
03/16/17  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 527 (effective 7/1/17)
03/16/17  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0527)