PUBLIC OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES
ADJUSTMENT OF SALARIES OF STATE EMPLOYEES
99:9 Classified Employees.
I. Employees whose positions were lowered as a result of the 1961 reorganization acts shall receive increases based upon their classifications as of June 30, 1961.
II. Employees whose positions were lowered as a result of reevaluation since June 30, 1965 shall receive increases based upon their classifications as of June 30, 1965.
III. An employee whose position is reclassified or reallocated to a lower level as a result of the 1995 department of health and human services reorganization act shall be paid at the same level as such employee was paid prior to the reallocation or reclassification until the pay in the lower level exceeds the pay the employee was receiving at the time of the reallocation or reclassification.
IV. No employee whose employment is terminated as a result of the 1995 Department of Health and Human Services Reorganization Act or as a result of budget reductions within the department may exercise the privilege of bumping any other employee notwithstanding any law or administrative rule. This provision shall terminate on December 31, 1998.
V. Any full-time state employee who was laid off pursuant to the 1995 department of health and human services reorganization act or as a result of budget reductions within the department of health and human services who before the layoff was receiving state-paid medical benefits under the provisions of RSA 21-I:26-36, who is not eligible to retire and receive post-retirement medical benefits under the provisions of RSA 21-I:26-36 or RSA 100-A:52-55, and who is not eligible for employer paid medical or health care coverage under the plan of any other employer, or as the spouse of a person covered under the plan of any other employer, or under the state plan as the spouse of a state employee, shall continue to receive state-paid medical and dental benefits, as if continuing in active employment, for a period not to exceed 3 months after the date of termination of state employment. This 3-month period shall be included in the calculation of the entitlements required under the consolidated Omnibus Reconciliation Act of 1986 and any amendments thereto. This provision shall expire on December 31, 1998.
Source. 1967, 353:6. 1995, 310:60, eff. Nov. 1, 1995.