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Chapter 15A

Section 15A.081

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15A.081 SALARIES; EXPENSES; LEAVE TRANSFERS.
    Subdivision 1.[Repealed, 2Sp1997 c 3 s 19]
    Subd. 1a.[Repealed, 1976 c 239 s 7]
    Subd. 2.[Repealed, 1974 c 511 s 16]
    Subd. 3.[Repealed, 1974 c 511 s 16]
    Subd. 4.[Repealed, 1977 c 35 s 21]
    Subd. 5.[Repealed, 1980 c 617 s 45]
    Subd. 6.[Repealed, 1987 c 404 s 191]
    Subd. 7.[Repealed, 2Sp1997 c 3 s 19]
    Subd. 7a.[Repealed, 1Sp1985 c 16 art 2 s 39 subd 1]
    Subd. 7b.[Repealed, 2003 c 133 art 2 s 21]
    Subd. 7c. Minnesota State Colleges and Universities chancellor. The Board of Trustees of
the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities shall establish a salary range for the position of
chancellor of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities. The board shall submit the proposed
salary range to the Legislative Coordinating Commission for approval, modification, or rejection
in the manner provided in section 3.855. The board shall establish the salary for the chancellor
within the approved salary range.
In deciding whether to approve a salary increase, the board shall consider the performance of
the chancellor in areas including educational leadership, student success, system management,
human resources, and affirmative action.
    Subd. 8. Expense allowance. Notwithstanding any law to the contrary, positions listed in
section 15A.0815, subdivisions 2 and 3, constitutional officers, the commissioner of Iron Range
resources and rehabilitation, and the director of the State Lottery are authorized an annual expense
allowance not to exceed $1,500 for necessary expenses in the normal performance of their duties
for which no other reimbursement is provided. The expenditures under this subdivision are
subject to any laws and rules relating to budgeting, allotment and encumbrance, preaudit and
postaudit. The commissioner of finance may adopt rules to assure the proper expenditure of
these funds and to provide for reimbursement.
    Subd. 9. Transfer of vacation and sick leave; certain appointees. (a) This subdivision
governs transfers of accumulated vacation leave and sick leave if the governor appoints the
incumbent of a position listed in section 15A.0815 to another position listed in section 15A.0815.
(b) An appointee moving between positions in the executive branch shall transfer all vacation
leave and sick leave hours to the appointee's credit at the time of the new appointment.
(c) The governor may authorize an appointee to transfer accumulated vacation leave and sick
leave hours under the following conditions:
(1) an appointee moving to a position in the executive branch from a position outside the
executive branch may be permitted to transfer no more than 275 hours of accumulated unliquidated
vacation leave and no more than 900 hours of accumulated unliquidated sick leave; and
(2) an appointee moving to a position outside the executive branch from a position within
the executive branch may be permitted to transfer accumulated unliquidated vacation leave
and sick leave hours up to the maximum accumulations permitted by the personnel policies
governing the new position.
The governor shall notify the commissioner of employee relations of any transfers authorized
under this paragraph.
History: Ex1971 c 32 s 11; 1973 c 5 s 1; 1973 c 254 s 3; 1973 c 349 s 2; 1973 c 582 s 3;
1973 c 596 s 1; 1975 c 156 s 2; 1975 c 271 s 6; 1975 c 321 s 2; 1975 c 359 s 23; 1976 c 134 s
8,78; 1976 c 166 s 7; 1977 c 35 s 1,2,5,9; 1977 c 430 s 6; 1979 c 192 s 1; 1979 c 332 art 2 s 1;
1980 c 516 s 2; 1980 c 534 s 12; 1980 c 607 art 14 s 25; 1980 c 614 s 123; 1980 c 615 s 60; 1981
c 356 s 90; 1Sp1981 c 4 art 4 s 48; 1983 c 299 s 4-7; 1984 c 619 s 12; 1984 c 640 s 32; 1984 c
654 art 2 s 40,41; art 3 s 15; art 5 s 58; 1985 c 11 s 2; 1Sp1985 c 10 s 40,41; 1Sp1985 c 11 s
9,10; 1Sp1985 c 13 s 91,92; 1Sp1985 c 14 art 9 s 2; art 10 s 1; 1Sp1985 c 16 art 2 s 40 subd 1;
1Sp1985 c 17 s 3,4,13; 1986 c 444; 1Sp1986 c 1 art 10 s 3; 1987 c 186 s 15; 1987 c 403 art 2 s 1;
1987 c 404 s 72-74; 1988 c 667 s 1,2; 1989 c 334 art 6 s 3; 1989 c 335 art 1 s 58; 1990 c 375 s 3;
1990 c 506 art 2 s 7; 1990 c 571 s 1,2; 1991 c 233 s 38; 1991 c 345 art 2 s 9; 1991 c 356 art 9 s
1; 1993 c 146 art 3 s 6; 1994 c 483 s 1; 1994 c 560 art 2 s 4-6; 1994 c 628 art 1 s 1; art 3 s 4,5;
1995 c 212 art 3 s 59; art 4 s 64; 1995 c 247 art 2 s 54; 1995 c 248 art 2 s 7; 1Sp1995 c 3 art 16 s
13; 1996 c 425 s 2; 2Sp1997 c 3 s 2-4; 2000 c 453 s 1,2; 2004 c 233 s 1