2020 Code of Alabama
Title 29 - Legislature.
Chapter 2A - Alabama Commission on the Evaluation of Services.
Section 29-2A-3 - Employees and Staff; Administration; Director; Transfer of Property to Commission.
Employees and staff; administration; director; transfer of property to commission.
(a) On October 1, 2019, the employees and staff of the Alabama Support Team for Evidence-based Practices of the Legislative Services Agency, Fiscal Division, responsible for implementing the evidence-based budgeting process adopted pursuant to Act 2018-578, 2018 Regular Session, shall become the employees and staff of the commission and an employee of that team, as selected by the commission, shall become the initial director of the commission.
(b) The affairs of the commission shall be administered by the director, who shall serve at the pleasure of the commission and whose actions shall be supervised and controlled by the commission. The director shall receive compensation and benefits in an amount established by the commission, payable in the same manner as is provided for other state employees.
(c) A vacancy in the office of director arising from any cause shall be filled by the commission. The commission may appoint a highly qualified person as its director to a non-merit, conditional appointment. The director, with the consent and approval of the commission, shall select and supervise professional and clerical staff upon a full-time or part-time basis as necessary to assist the commission and the director in performing the duties assigned by this chapter. The director, without regard to the state Merit System Act, may hire employees as necessary to effectuate the purposes of this chapter. The number of employees, their compensation, and other expenditures of the commission shall be within the limits and in compliance with the appropriation made therefor by the Legislature and within budgets that shall be approved from time to time by the commission.
(d) On or before September 30, 2021, as directed by the commission, all papers, books, materials, furnishings, funds, personnel, and property of the Alabama Support Team for Evidence-based Practices of the Legislative Services Agency, Fiscal Division, shall be transferred to the commission. Upon transfer, the commission shall establish office space outside of the State Capitol and the Alabama State House.
(Act 2019-517, §3.)