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Texas Laws | Government Code
GOVERNMENT CODE
TITLE 6. PUBLIC OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES

(b) The classification officer shall report the findings under Subsection (a) in the manner provided by Section 654.037(a)(2). (61192)

(c) The classification officer may request the assistance of the Texas Veterans Commission in performing a duty required under this section. The Texas Veterans Commission shall provide the requested assistance. (61193)

Added by Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 111 (S.B. 389), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2015. (61194)

Sec. 654.038. CLASSIFICATION COMPLIANCE AUDITS; NOTIFICATION AND VOLUNTARY CORRECTION OF NONCONFORMITY. (61195)(Text)

(a) The classification officer shall notify the governor, the comptroller, the Legislative Audit Committee, and the chief executive of the agency in writing when a classification compliance audit reveals nonconformity with the position classification plan or with prescribed salary ranges. The notification shall specify the points of nonconformity. (61196)

(b) The chief executive is entitled to a reasonable opportunity to resolve the nonconformity by: (61197)

(1) reclassifying the employee to a position title or class consistent with the work performed; (61198)

(2) changing the employee's duties to conform to the assigned class; or (61199)

(3) obtaining a new class description of work and salary range. (61200)

Added by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 268, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1993. Amended by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 1140, Sec. 6, eff. Sept. 1, 1997. (61201)

Sec. 654.039. REPORT OF INACTION. (61202)(Text)

The classification officer shall make a written report of the facts to the governor and the Legislative Budget Board if the chief executive of an agency does not comply with Section 654.038(b) before the 21st day after the date of the classification officer's written notification. (61203)

Added by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 268, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1993. (61204)

Sec. 654.040. ACTION BY GOVERNOR. (61205)(Text)

In response to a report under Section 654.039, the governor may determine, after consultation with the Legislative Audit Committee, the action to be taken to resolve a nonconformity. (61206)

Added by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 268, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1993. Amended by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 1140, Sec. 7, eff. Sept. 1, 1997. (61207)

Sec. 654.041. EXAMINATION FOR COMPLIANCE BY STATE AUDITOR; REPORTS. (61208)(Text)

The state auditor, subject to a risk assessment and to the Legislative Audit Committee's approval of including the examination in the audit plan under Section 321.013, may: (61209)

(1) examine or cause to be examined, in periodic postaudits of their expenditures and by methods the auditor considers appropriate and adequate, whether departments and agencies are in compliance with this chapter; and (61210)

(2) report the findings to the governor, the comptroller, and the Legislative Audit Committee. (61211)

Added by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 268, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1993. Amended by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 785, Sec. 19, eff. Sept. 1, 2003. (61212)

Sec. 654.042. ASSISTANCE FROM STATE AUDITOR. (61213)(Text)

The state auditor may provide assistance to the classification officer using money appropriated for that purpose. (61214)

Added by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 268, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1993. (61215)

Sec. 654.043. FREE USE OF COMPTROLLER'S DATA PROCESSING CENTER. (61216)(Text)

The classification officer may use, without charge, the comptroller's data processing center to process position classification information when the center is available. (61217)

Added by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 268, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1993. (61218)

SUBCHAPTER D. OTHER LAWS (61219)(Text)
Sec. 654.061. CONSTRUCTION WITH OTHER LAWS. (61220)(Text)

(a) This chapter does not affect the authority of a governing body or a chief executive of an agency under another law to employ persons or promote or dismiss employees. (61221)

(b) This chapter does not authorize an increase in the number of positions in an agency or the amount of appropriations to an agency set by the General Appropriations Act. (61222)

Added by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 268, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1993. (61223)

Sec. 654.062. CONFLICT WITH LAWS RELATING TO EMPLOYEE MERIT SYSTEMS IN CERTAIN AGENCIES. (61224)(Text)

Sections 654.015 and 654.061 do not abrogate statutory authorization for a state agency to operate under an employee merit system as a condition for qualifying for federal grants-in-aid. A merit system agreed to by a state agency and an agency of the federal government shall continue in effect, subject to applicable state law. (61225)

Added by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 268, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1993. (61226)

CHAPTER 655. MERIT SELECTION (61227)(Text)
Sec. 655.001. APPLICABILITY. (61228)(Text)

This chapter applies only to a state agency that is required by federal law or regulation to use a merit system of personnel administration for the agency or for a program administered under the agency. (61229)

Added by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 268, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1993. (61230)

Sec. 655.002. MERIT SELECTION PRINCIPLES. (61231)(Text)

(a) A state agency by rule shall establish intraagency policies and procedures to ensure: (61232)

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