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Connecticut Laws | Title 5 State Employees
Sec. 5-236. Appointments to unclassified service. Return to classified from unclassified service. Senior executive service. Senior Executive Service Board.

(d) There shall be a Senior Executive Service Board consisting of six members appointed by the Governor. Such members shall serve without compensation, but shall be reimbursed for their actual and necessary expenses. The terms of appointment shall be four years. Three members shall be employed by the state, one of whom may be an employee in the senior executive service and one of whom shall be a managerial employee; two of whom shall be from management positions in private enterprise, and one of whom shall be from a major independent Connecticut college or university. The Commissioner of Administrative Services or his designee shall serve as a nonvoting member and secretariat. The board shall: (1) Evaluate candidates' managerial qualifications for appointment to senior executive service positions on the basis of management experience, education and professional training and performance capabilities using appropriate assessment procedures; (2) identify positions at upper management levels that may be filled with senior executive service candidates by evaluating position requirements and the skills, abilities and experience essential for satisfactory performance. Departments, as defined in section 4-38c, and the offices of the Treasurer, Secretary of the State, Comptroller and Attorney General shall be eligible to establish no less than one senior executive service position. Except as provided in subdivision (5) of this subsection, any additional positions shall be established based upon the number of their established full-time positions as follows: Five hundred or more positions but less than one thousand five hundred, one senior executive service position; one thousand five hundred or more positions but less than two thousand five hundred, two senior executive service positions; two thousand five hundred or more positions but less than three thousand five hundred, three senior executive service positions; three thousand five hundred or more positions but less than four thousand five hundred, four senior executive service positions; four thousand five hundred or more positions, five senior executive service positions; (3) approve transfers, promotions and demotions within the service; (4) issue guidelines for the nomination and selection of candidates, identification and review of positions, and assignment to grade levels; (5) approve reassignment of unfilled senior executive service positions from departments, as defined in section 4-38c, which are entitled to three or more senior executive service positions, to departments demonstrating a need for more positions than authorized pursuant to subdivision (2) of this subsection; and (6) report biennially in odd-numbered years to the Governor and the legislature on the status, effectiveness and composition of the senior executive service. The appointment of an employee to the senior executive service shall not increase the total number of General Fund positions in the appointing agency. (795)

Sec. 5-237. Service standards and ratings. (796)(Text)

(a) The Commissioner of Administrative Services shall issue regulations for the administration of such service rating system as the commissioner shall deem practicable. Such service ratings shall be used in determining salary and wage increases and decreases within the limits provided by statute and within the limits of the schedules of compensation, as a means of discovering employees in the classified service who, by reason of their unsatisfactory service, ought to be demoted or dismissed. Reports of service ratings or of information to be used as a basis for service ratings shall not be required for any employee or group of employees more often than once in three months without the consent of the appointing authorities. Any employee in the classified service shall have the right, at reasonable times during office hours, to inspect his service ratings, as shown by the records of the Department of Administrative Services or of the department, agency or institution in which such employee is employed. (797)

(b) Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection (a) of this section, the Commissioner of Administrative Services shall provide for the administration of a performance appraisal system as the commissioner deems practical for employees whose positions have been designated as managerial, except in the Legislative and Judicial Departments. Such performance appraisals shall be used in determining managerial compensation in accordance with the provisions of subsection (d) of section 5-210, and shall be required periodically as determined by the Commissioner of Administrative Services. (798)

Sec. 5-237a. Salary Review Committee. (799)(Text)

Section 5-237a is repealed. (800)

Sec. 5-237b. Quality Control Committee. Membership. Duties. (801)(Text)

(a) There is established a Quality Control Committee to review and evaluate the ongoing performance of state incentive plans established by the Commissioner of Administrative Services pursuant to section 5-210. The committee shall consist of the Commissioner of Administrative Services, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management and the chairman of the Management Advisory Council, or their designees, two public members appointed by the Commissioner of Administrative Services and two members of the General Assembly. One such legislative member shall be appointed jointly by the cochairpersons of the joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to appropriations and the budgets of state agencies and one shall be appointed jointly by the ranking members of said committee. The terms of members appointed prior to January 7, 1987, shall expire on said date. The legislative members of the committee appointed on or after said date and one of the public members first appointed shall serve for terms of two years. The other public member first appointed on or after said date shall serve for a term of one year. Thereafter, all appointed members shall serve for terms of two years. (802)

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