2011 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 42 — Public officers and employees
RS 42:1266 — Required education; certain unclassified officials and employees


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§1266. Required education; certain unclassified officials and employees

A. The Department of State Civil Service shall institute, develop, conduct, and otherwise provide for an educational program designed to improve the supervisory and managerial skills and expertise of state unclassified officials and employees concerning performance planning and review and the rules and procedures of the State Civil Service Commission regarding hiring and termination of state classified employees. The program shall be designed to provide a reasonable person with the knowledge to conduct performance planning and review sessions in conformance with the rules of the State Civil Service Commission and to understand the essential rules and procedures of the State Civil Service Commission regarding hiring and termination of state classified employees.

B.(1) Each official and employee specified in Subsection C of this Section shall attend the program described in Subsection A of this Section within one year of his employment in or appointment to a position specified in Paragraph (C)(1) of this Section or within one year of being designated as provided in Paragraph (C)(2) of this Section.

(2) No person shall be required to attend the program described in Subsection A of this Section more than once.

C.(1) This Section shall apply to each person serving in the state unclassified service in one of the following positions:

(a) The secretary, deputy secretary, undersecretary, and each assistant secretary, or an equivalent position of the Department of Economic Development.

(b) The secretary, deputy secretary, undersecretary, and each assistant secretary, or an equivalent position of the Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism.

(c) The secretary, deputy secretary, undersecretary, and each assistant secretary, or an equivalent position of the Department of Environmental Quality.

(d) The secretary, deputy secretary, undersecretary, and each assistant secretary, or an equivalent position of the Department of Health and Hospitals.

(e) The executive director, the chief financial officer, the deputy executive director, and each director, or an equivalent position of the Louisiana Workforce Commission.

(f) The secretary, deputy secretary, undersecretary, and each assistant secretary, or an equivalent position of the Department of Natural Resources.

(g) The secretary, deputy secretary, undersecretary, and each assistant secretary, or an equivalent position of the Department of Public Safety and Corrections and any warden or assistant warden of a state penal institution.

(h) The secretary, deputy secretary, undersecretary, and each assistant secretary, or an equivalent position of the Department of Revenue.

(i) The secretary, deputy secretary, undersecretary, and each assistant secretary, or an equivalent position of the Department of Children and Family Services.

(j) The secretary, deputy secretary, undersecretary, and each assistant secretary, or an equivalent position of the Department of Transportation and Development.

(k) The secretary, deputy secretary, undersecretary, and each assistant secretary, or an equivalent position of the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

(l) The secretary, deputy secretary, undersecretary, and each assistant secretary, or an equivalent position of the Department of Veterans Affairs.

(m) The executive secretary of the Public Service Commission.

(n) The commissioner of higher education and the president of each public postsecondary education system.

(o) The commissioner of the division of administration.

(p) The commissioner of agriculture, the assistant commissioner for management and finance, the deputy commissioner, and each assistant commissioner of the Department of Agriculture and Forestry.

(q) The superintendent of education, the deputy superintendent of education, the deputy superintendent for management and finance, and each assistant superintendent of the Department of Education.

(r) The commissioner of insurance, the chief deputy commissioner, each deputy commissioner, and the assistant commissioner of the Department of Insurance.

(s) The secretary of state, the deputy secretary of the Department of State, the deputy secretary for the office of the Uniform Commercial Code, and the deputy secretary for the office of GeauxBiz or his successor.

(t) The state treasurer, each deputy state treasurer, and each assistant state treasurer of the Department of the Treasury.

(2) This Section shall additionally apply to any state unclassified employee designated in writing by a person listed in Paragraph (1) of this Subsection who has the authority to prescribe the duties and responsibilities of the employee.

Acts 2009, No. 377, §1, eff. July 1, 2010; Acts 2010, No. 825, §1, eff. July 1, 2010.

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