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2018 Regular Session
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Overview
At the request of:
Chief Sponsors: Senator Winters
Regular Sponsors: Senator Manning Jr (Presession filed.)
Bill Title: Relating to protected activities of public employees.
Catchline/Summary: Directs directors of certain state agencies to develop pilot program to provide optional procedure for employees to anonymously disclose certain information.
Directs state agencies to establish procedure] directors of certain state agencies to develop pilot program to provide optional procedure for employees to anonymously disclose certain information. Sunsets pilot program on January 2, 2021. Requires Department of Justice to establish mandatory training program regarding whistleblowing activities in this state. Requires department to establish manual describing department's standards and procedures for implementing Whistleblower Law.] Directs Bureau of Labor and Industries to study and report findings and recommendations regarding whistleblowing activities in this state.] Requires Bureau of Labor and Industries to establish mandatory training program to train supervisors and employees within executive department on rights and prohibited conduct under Whistleblower Law. Requires Bureau of Labor and Industries to adopt uniform standards and procedures manual that provides guidelines for implementing Whistleblower Law. Requires bureau to make manual available to public on bureau's website. Requires Bureau of Labor and Industries to collect and compile information relating to protected activities under Whistleblower Law. Requires bureau to submit written report to Governor and appropriate interim committee of Legislative Assembly no later than January 1 of each odd-numbered year.
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Fiscal Impact: Fiscal Impact Issued
Revenue Impact: No Revenue Impact
Measure Analysis: Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements
Current Location: In Senate Committee
Current Committee: Senate Committee On Rules
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