17-E:5-a Powers And Duties
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The committee shall have the following powers and duties:
I. To review and approve all joint legislative budgets.
II. To appoint the directors or heads of all joint legislative agencies, departments, or offices, and to establish the salary for such positions, except as otherwise provided.
III. To approve the appointment and compensation recommendations for the employees of the office of legislative services made by the director of that office, and the appointment and compensation recommendations made by the director or head of any other joint legislative agency, department, or office for the employees of those offices, except as otherwise provided.
IV. To establish a compensation and classification schedule for all employees of joint legislative service agencies, departments, and offices, except the legislative budget assistant and employees of that office. The house subcommittee shall establish salary schedules and benefits for all house employees. The senate subcommittee shall establish salary schedules and benefits for all senate employees.
V. To enter into contracts and hire consultants.
VI. To establish rules of procedure for the conduct of the business of the committee in accordance with rules of the house and the senate.
VII. To conduct its proceedings in compliance with the provisions of RSA 91-A.
VIII. To establish policies regarding the use of the facilities under control of the legislature in the state house, the legislative office building, the Upham Walker house, parking garages and lots, and any future facility that may come under legislative management.
IX. To perform all actions authorized by statute.
X. To study ways and means to improve legislative operation, facilities, and working conditions.
2006, 146:4, eff. July 21, 2006.
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