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SF 2073

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 03/07/2019 04:21pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to state government; freezing full-time equivalent positions; requiring a
reduction in appropriations for positions that have been unfilled for at least 180
days.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1. new text beginFULL-TIME EQUIVALENT FREEZE.
new text end

new text begin (a) The commissioner of management and budget shall determine the number of full-time
equivalent positions employed by each agency as of June 30, 2019.
new text end

new text begin (b) Appropriations from any funds for fiscal years 2020 and 2021 must not be used to
pay salary or benefits to employ more full-time equivalent positions than determined in
paragraph (a).
new text end

Sec. 2. new text beginREDUCTION IN APPROPRIATIONS FOR UNFILLED POSITIONS.
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Reduction required. new text end

new text begin The general fund and nongeneral fund appropriations
to an agency for agency operations for the biennium ending June 30, 2021, are reduced by
the amount of salary and benefits savings that result from any positions that have not been
filled within 180 days of the posting of the position. This section applies only to positions
that are posted in fiscal years 2019, 2020, and 2021. Reductions made under this paragraph
must be reflected as reductions in agency base budgets for fiscal years 2022 and 2023. This
section does not apply to any positions that require law enforcement training.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Reporting. new text end

new text begin The commissioner of management and budget must report to the
chairs and ranking minority members of the senate and the house of representatives finance
committees regarding the amount of reductions in spending by each agency under this
section.
new text end