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SB24-217

Office of Administrative Services for Independent Agencies

Concerning the repeal and reenactment of the law enacted by Senate Bill 23-228 that created the office of administrative services for independent agencies in the judicial department.
Session:
2024 Regular Session
Subject:
Courts & Judicial
Bill Summary

The act repeals and reenacts the statutory article creating the office of administrative services for independent agencies (office) to restructure the office and make administrative changes to ensure enhanced office efficiency and success.

The act requires the office to enter into a memorandum or understanding with the judicial department establishing requirements related to establishing fiscal rules and ongoing access to, or use of, judicial department systems, contracts, or resources for the included agencies. The act requires the memorandum of understanding to include information regarding any additional costs that may be incurred by the judicial department in providing services to the included agencies and requires the office to pay for any additional costs.

The act requires the office to submit a single, consolidated budget request on behalf of the included agencies that includes any necessary budget request amendments provided by the included agencies.

The act requires the office to be governed by an advisory board that is responsible for hiring and removing the office director and securing a biannual review of the functions and performance of the office and the office director.

For fiscal years 2024-25 and 2025-26, the act requires the office director to establish a workload capacity and staff resource plan for the office and prepare necessary budget requests to fund the workload capacity and staff resource plan.

The act requires the office director to work in partnership with the judicial department to guide and support the transition of services provided to the included agencies by the judicial department until the transition to the office is completed.

On or before June 30, 2025, the act requires the office director to enter into memorandums of understanding with each included agency to establish a timeline for the provision of services and expectations for discrete support services.

The act requires the office director to notify the revisor of statutes in the office of legislative legal services in writing once the transition of services is complete.

APPROVED by Governor May 31, 2024

EFFECTIVE May 31, 2024
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)

Status

Introduced
Passed
Became Law

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Bill Text

  • All Versions (7 )
    Date Bill Type Documents
    05/31/2024 Signed Act PDF
    05/14/2024 Final Act PDF
    05/06/2024 Rerevised PDF
    05/05/2024 Revised PDF
    04/29/2024 Reengrossed PDF
    04/26/2024 Engrossed PDF
    04/24/2024 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