H. B. 2584
(By Delegates Mezzatesta, Michael, Evans and Walters)
[Introduced January 10, 1996; referred to the
Committee on Government Organization then Finance.]
A BILL to amend and reenact section five, article six, chapter
twenty-nine of the code of West Virginia, one thousand nine
hundred thirty-one, as amended, relating to abolishing the
division of personnel.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That section five, article six, chapter twenty-nine of the
code of West Virginia, one thousand nine hundred thirty-one, as
amended, be amended and reenacted to read as follows:
ARTICLE 6. CIVIL SERVICE SYSTEM.
§29-6-5. Creation of division of personnel; sections.
(a) Effective the first day of July, one thousand nine
hundred eighty-nine, there is hereby created a division of
personnel within the executive branch.
(b) The division of personnel shall consist of the following
(1) Applicant services;
(2) Classification and compensation;
(3) Management development and training;
(4) Program evaluation and payroll;
(5) Employee services;
(6) Employee relations; and
(7) Administrative and staff services.
Each section shall be under the control of a section chief
to be appointed by the director who shall be qualified by reason
of exceptional training and experience in the field of activities
of the respective section. The director has authority to
establish such additional sections as may be determined necessary
to carry out the purpose of this article.
(c) Effective the first day of July, one thousand nine
hundred ninety-five, the division of personnel shall be
NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to terminate the Division
of Personnel on July 1, 1995.
Strike-throughs indicate language that would be stricken
from the present law, and underscoring indicates new language
that would be added.