PUBLIC OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES
SUGGESTION AND EXTRAORDINARY SERVICE AWARD PROGRAM
99-E:2 Departmental Award Evaluation Committees.
I. Each department, as defined in RSA 21-G:5, VI, shall establish a departmental award evaluation committee, the duty of which shall be to make recommendations for awards and recognition to the state suggestion and extraordinary service award evaluation committee in accordance with this chapter.
II. Each departmental award evaluation committee shall consist of 3 employees of the department, appointed by the commissioner of the department.
III. The term of departmental award evaluation committee members shall be 2 years, unless the member ceases to be an employee of the department or is replaced by the appointing commissioner, in which case his or her term shall automatically expire and a successor shall be appointed for a 2-year term. Departmental award evaluation committee members shall serve without compensation and no member shall participate in making any recommendation that may result in an award or recognition to himself or herself.
IV. In addition to such other communications to the state suggestion and extraordinary service award evaluation committee as are provided in this chapter, departmental award evaluation committees shall, by August 1 of each year, submit to the state suggestion and extraordinary service award evaluation committee a list of all award submissions or nominations received within the department in the preceding calendar year, whether or not still pending, with the date of receipt, the name of the person making the submission, the name of the person making the suggestion or performing the service, and a description of the submission or nomination and its status.
Source. 2005, 258:1, eff. Sept. 14, 2005.