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2017 Senate Joint Resolution E: Increase number of department managers governor can appoint
Introduced by Sen. David Robertson (R) on February 9, 2017
To place before voters in the next general election a Constitutional amendment to increase the number of state employees a governor can hire, as opposed to those who are permanent civil service employees. Under the current constitution, a governor can appoint a maximum of six persons to each state department, including the director. The measure would allow up to 1 percent of the employees in each department to be appointed by the governor.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Commerce Committee on February 9, 2017