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SF 713

1st Engrossment - 86th Legislature (2009 - 2010) Posted on 02/09/2010 02:15am

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underscored = added, new language.

Current Version - 1st Engrossment

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A bill for an act
relating to state government; establishing a state employee suggestion system
for making state government less costly or more efficient; appropriating money;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16A.


Section 1.

new text begin [16A.90] EMPLOYEE SUGGESTION SYSTEM.
new text end

new text begin The commissioner shall establish a program to solicit suggestions from state
employees for ways to reduce the costs of operating state government or for ways of
providing better or more efficient state services. The commissioner may make a onetime
award to an employee or group of employees whose suggestion is determined by the
commissioner to have resulted in documented cost-savings to the state. The maximum
award is the lesser of ten percent of the documented savings in the first fiscal year in which
the employee's suggestion is implemented or $2,500. The award must be paid from the
appropriation to which the savings accrued.
new text end