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HF 12

as introduced - 91st Legislature, 2020 1st Special Session (2019 - 2020) Posted on 06/12/2020 04:15pm

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

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Introduction Posted on 06/12/2020

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A bill for an act
relating to higher education; limiting compensation of highly compensated
administrative employees of the University of Minnesota and the Minnesota State
Colleges and Universities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 43A.18,
subdivision 3a; 137.02, subdivision 4.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 43A.18, subdivision 3a, is amended to read:


Subd. 3a.

Board of Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities plan.

new text begin(a)
new text end Total compensation for unclassified managerial positions under section 43A.08, subdivision
1
, clause (9), in the Board of Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities not
covered by a collective bargaining agreement must be determined by the Board of Trustees
of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities. Before submitting a compensation plan
to the legislature and the Legislative Commission on Employee Relations, the Board of
Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities must submit the plan to the
commissioner of management and budget for review and comment. The commissioner must
complete the review within 14 days of its receipt. Compensation plans established under
this subdivision must be approved by the legislature and the Legislative Commission on
Employee Relations under section 3.855, before becoming effective.

new text begin (b) The compensation plan for highly compensated administrative employees of the
Minnesota State Colleges and Universities must not exceed the lesser of the limit in section
43A.17, subdivision 9, or an amount equal to ten times the salary of the lowest paid full-time
employee of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities. "Salary" and "compensation"
have the meanings given them in section 43A.17. "Highly compensated administrative
employee" means an employee of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities whose
estimated annual compensation is greater than 60 percent of the governor's annual salary
and who is not covered by a collective bargaining agreement negotiated under chapter 179A
or a compensation plan under paragraph (a).
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective July 1, 2020, and applies to compensation
determinations made on or after that date.
new text end

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 137.02, subdivision 4, is amended to read:


Subd. 4.

Employee salaries.

new text begin(a) Except as provided in paragraph (b), new text endall nonacademic
employees of the University of Minnesota shall be paid salaries comparable to salaries paid
to state employees in the classified civil service.

new text begin (b) The compensation of nonacademic, highly compensated administrative employees
of the university must not exceed the lesser of the limit in section 43A.17, subdivision 9,
or an amount equal to ten times the salary of the lowest paid full-time employee of the
university. "Salary" and "compensation" have the meanings given them in section 43A.17.
"Highly compensated administrative employee" means an employee of the university whose
estimated annual compensation is greater than 60 percent of the governor's annual salary
and who is not covered by a collective bargaining agreement negotiated under chapter 179A.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective July 1, 2020, and applies to compensation
determinations made on or after that date.
new text end