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Employment Services Funded By Wagner-Peyser Act

Concerning a merit system for county employees who provide employment services that are paid for with federal funds pursuant to the federal "Wagner-Peyser Act".
2023 Regular Session
Labor & Employment
Bill Summary

The act requires a county that seeks to use county department employees (employees) to deliver employment services that are funded through the federal "Wagner-Peyser Act" to create a merit system for the selection, retention, and promotion of these employees. The act requires each county's merit system to conform to specific standards. If a county already has a system in place, the county is required to update the system to comply with the standards.

APPROVED by Governor April 17, 2023

EFFECTIVE August 7, 2023

NOTE: This act was passed without a safety clause and takes effect 90 days after sine die.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


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Bill Text

  • All Versions (7 )
    Date Bill Type Documents
    04/17/2023 Signed Act PDF
    04/11/2023 Final Act PDF
    04/06/2023 Rerevised PDF
    04/03/2023 Revised PDF
    03/30/2023 Reengrossed PDF
    03/29/2023 Engrossed PDF
    03/24/2023 Introduced PDF

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details