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CHAPTER 429-S.F.No. 2462 An act relating to state departments and agencies; department of employee relations; providing for implementation of management training programs, authorizing the use of facsimile machines; abolishing the career executive service; amending Minnesota Statutes 1992, sections 13.67; 43A.21, subdivision 3; and 43A.32, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1992, section 43A.21, subdivision 5. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 1992, section 13.67, is amended to read: 13.67 [EMPLOYEE RELATIONS DATA.] The following data collected, created, or maintained by the department of employee relations are classified as nonpublic data pursuant to section 13.02, subdivision 9: (a) The commissioner's plan prepared by the department, pursuant to section 3.855, which governs the compensation and terms and conditions of employment for employees not covered by collective bargaining agreements until the plan is submitted to the legislative commission on employee relations; (b) Data pertaining to grievance or interest arbitration that has not been presented to the arbitrator or other party during the arbitration process; (c) Notes and preliminary drafts of reports prepared during personnel investigations and personnel management reviews of state departments and agencies; (d) The managerial plan prepared by the department pursuant to section 43A.18 that governs the compensation and terms and conditions of employment for employees in managerial positions, as specified in section 43A.18, subdivision 3,
and for employees in the career executive service pursuant to section 43A.18, subdivision 3, clause (c),until the plan is submitted to the legislative commission on employee relations; and (e) Claims experience and all related information received from carriers and claims administrators participating in either the state group insurance plan or the public employees insurance plan as defined in chapter 43A, and survey information collected from employees and employers participating in these plans, except when the department determines that release of the data will not be detrimental to the plan. Sec. 2. [16B.482] [REIMBURSEMENT FOR MATERIALS AND SERVICES.] The commissioner of administration may provide materials and services under chapter 16B to state legislative and judicial branch agencies, political subdivisions, the University of Minnesota, and federal government agencies. Legislative and judicial branch agencies, political subdivisions, the University of Minnesota, and federal government agencies purchasing materials and services from the commissioner of administration shall reimburse the general services, intertechnologies, and cooperative purchasing revolving funds for cost. Sec. 3. Minnesota Statutes 1992, section 43A.21, subdivision 3, is amended to read: Subd. 3. [PROGRAMS.] The commissioner or the commissioner's designee shall design and implement amanagement training and development programprograms for the state service. The programprograms shall include but not be limited to mandatory training and development requirements for managers and supervisors. No management or supervisory training shall be conducted by any agency in the executive branch without specific approval of the commissioner.No person shall acquire permanent status in a management or supervisory position in the classified service until training and development requirements have been met. Sec. 4. Minnesota Statutes 1992, section 43A.32, subdivision 2, is amended to read: Subd. 2. [LEAVES OF ABSENCE FOR ELECTED PUBLIC OFFICIALS, CANDIDATES.] Except as herein provided any officer or employee in the classified service shall: (a) Take leave of absence upon assuming an elected federal office or an elected state office other than state legislative office or, if elected to state legislative office, during times that the legislature is in session; (b) Take leave of absence upon assuming any elected public office other than enumerated in clause (a), if, in the opinion of the commissioner, the holding of the office conflicts with regular state employment; and (c) Upon request, be granted leave of absence upon becoming a candidate, or during the course of candidacy, for any elected public office. All requests for opinions of the commissioner and all opinions from the commissioner under the provisions of clause (b) shall be in writing and shall be delivered by certifiedmail or by use of a facsimile machine. The commissioner shall issue an opinion under the provisions of clause (b) within seven calendar days of receipt of the request. Sec. 5. [REPEALER.] Minnesota Statutes 1992, section 43A.21, subdivision 5, is repealed. Presented to the governor April 11, 1994 Signed by the governor April 13, 1994, 1:25 p.m.