Section 14:14-c

    14:14-c Joint Committee on Employee Classification. –
I. There is hereby established a joint committee on employee classification.
II. The committee shall consist of 3 members of the senate, appointed by the senate president, one of whom shall be a member of the senate finance committee, and 3 members of the house of representatives, appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives, one of whom shall be a member of the house finance committee and 2 of whom shall be members of the house committee on executive departments and administration. Members shall be appointed for their term of office. All members shall be eligible for reappointment so long as they are qualified under this section. Members shall be appointed no later than December 30 of the year of their election to the general court, except that vacancies shall be filled for an unexpired term within 30 days of the creation of such vacancy. The chairperson shall be elected by the committee members and shall alternate every 2 years between the house and senate members.
III. Relative to unclassified employees:
(a) The committee shall, while the general court is in session and during the interim, review the provisions of RSA 94, including the salaries listed in RSA 94:1-a, I, and shall recommend changes to salaries, position titles, or other matters related to the compensation of state officers.
(b) The committee shall establish procedures to review the allocation decisions submitted to it by the acting directors or administrative heads of state agencies or departments under RSA 94:1-d and shall set a temporary letter grade allocation for each position referred. The committee shall propose legislation recommending permanent salary levels for each position for introduction in the next regular session of the general court.
IV. Relative to classified employees, the committee shall establish procedures to hear appeals submitted by any commissioner or department head regarding reclassification decisions made by the director of personnel pursuant to RSA 21-I:54, III, and the committee's decision in such matters shall be final.

Source. 2006, 290:17, eff. June 15, 2006. 2021, 202:2, Pt. I, Sec. 4, eff. Oct. 9, 2021.