HB4078 S ED AM #1
Jean Lawson, 7955
The Committee on Education moved to amend the bill by striking out everything after the enacting clause and inserting in lieu thereof the following:
That §18B-2A-3 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, be amended and reenacted; and that said code be amended by adding thereto a new section, designated §18B-9A-9, all to read as follows:
ARTICLE 2A. INSTITUTIONAL BOARDS OF GOVERNORS.
§18B-2A-3. Supervision of governing boards; promulgation of rules.
(a) The governing boards are subject to the supervision of the commission or the council, as appropriate, except in those instances where specific statutory exceptions are granted by law to the governing boards of Marshall University and West Virginia University.
(b) The governing boards of all state institutions of higher education are subject to the provisions of law that relate to the administration of personnel matters including, specifically, articles seven, eight, nine and nine-a of this chapter and to rules promulgated and adopted in accordance with these provisions.
(c) The Chancellor for Higher Education and the Chancellor for Community and Technical College Education, under the supervision of their respective boards, are responsible for the coordination of policies, purposes and rules of the governing boards and shall provide for and facilitate sufficient interaction among the governing boards and between the governing boards and the state Board of Education to meet the goals and objectives provided in the compacts and in section one-a, article one and article one-d of this chapter.
(d) The governing boards and the state Board of Education shall provide all information requested by the commission and the council, whether the request is made separately or jointly, in an appropriate format and in a timely manner.
(1) Each governing board shall cooperate with the West Virginia Network for Educational Telecomputing (WVNET) in designing appropriate interfaces with the databases of institutions under its jurisdiction and shall grant WVNET direct access to these databases.
(2) WVNET, on behalf of the commission and/or council, shall generate reports from the data accessed for the purposes set forth in sections eight and ten, article one-d of this chapter.
(3) All data accessed or received from an institution shall be treated in a manner consistent with the privacy protections outlined in section ten, article one-d of this chapter.
(4) The commission may revoke the eligibility of a state institution to participate in any state financial aid program set forth in chapter eighteen-c of this code for failure to comply promptly and in an appropriate manner with the provisions of this section.
ARTICLE 9A. Classification and compensation
§18B-9A-9. Extension of deadlines and change of date for calculation of salary funding target.
(a) The deadline of December 1, 2011, set out in subsection (a), section eight, article seven of this chapter, for an initial report on the progress in designing, developing, implementing and administering the personnel classification and compensation system for higher education is extended to December 1, 2012.
(b) The deadline of October 1, 2011, set out in subsection (a), section nine, article seven of this chapter, for an initial human resources review of each higher education organization is extended to June 30, 2012.
(c) The deadline of January 1, 2012, set out in section sixteen, article seven of this chapter, for a completion of a study of certain employment practices is extended to June 30, 2012.
(d) The deadline of July 1, 2012, set out in subsection (g), section four of this article, to have up-to-date job descriptions for every classified position is extended to December 1, 2012.
(e) The deadline of November 1, 2011, set out in section seven of this article, to propose emergency rules and legislative rules to implement the provisions of this article and articles seven, eight and nine of this chapter is extended to July 1, 2012.
(f) The deadline of December 1, 2011, set out in subdivision five, subsection (b), section eight of this article, to report the findings of the necessity of a human resources information system is extended to June 30, 2012.
(g) The date of October 2010, set out in subsection (c), section three, article nine of this chapter, for calculating the salary funding target, is changed to October 2011.