HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

H.B. NO.

1957

TWENTY-SEVENTH LEGISLATURE, 2014

H.D. 1

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

RELATING TO WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT.

 

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

 


SECTION 1. Chapter 78, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended by adding a new part to be appropriately designated and to read as follows:

"PART   . OFFICE OF TALENT MANAGEMENT

78-    Definitions. For purposes of this part, unless the context clearly requires otherwise:

"Administrator" means the talent management administrator.

"Department" means the department of human resources development.

"Director" means the director of human resources development or the director's designee.

"Office" means the office of talent management in the department of human resources development.

"State agency" means any department enumerated in section 26-4 except the University of Hawaii.

78-    Administration. The department shall be responsible for the administration of this part. The director may delegate to any person within the department the power and authority vested in this part as the director deems reasonable and proper for the effective administration of this part; provided that the director shall not delegate the power to adopt rules.

78-    Office of talent management established; administrator and staff. There is established within the department the office of talent management. The head of the office shall be known as the talent management administrator. The administrator shall be appointed by the director without regard to chapters 76 and 89 and shall be compensated at a salary level set by the director. The administrator shall be included in any benefit program generally applicable to the officers and employees of the State. The administrator may hire staff, as necessary, pursuant to chapters 76 and 89.

78-    General functions; powers and duties. The office of talent management shall be responsible for designing and facilitating state initiatives in the areas of talent administration, professional development, performance management, and leadership enterprise. To carry out these responsibilities, the office may:

(1) Consult with state agencies to develop and implement standards and tools necessary to assess individual and organizational productivity and performance;

(2) Conduct comprehensive needs assessments in collaboration with state agencies to evaluate competencies required for successful job performance and to sustain a high performing workforce;

(3) Identify, develop, conduct, and coordinate learning and development plans and programs to provide instruction and training necessary to improve individual job performance and furnish state agencies with a high performing workforce;

(4) Assist state agencies in developing targeted results to assess whether organizational goals and objectives are being achieved;

(5) Adopt rules in accordance with chapter 91, procedures, instructions, and forms as are necessary to carry out the functions, powers, and duties of the office; and

(6) Perform other duties as may be necessary to fulfill the office's responsibilities.

78-    Cooperation from state agencies. (a) The administrator may request and shall be entitled to receive from any state agency, the assistance, services, facilities, and data that the administrator deems necessary to carry out the duties of the office.

(b) Each state agency shall cooperate with the office by designating a staff person to coordinate the agency's efforts to comply with this part."

SECTION 2. Chapter 78, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended by designating sections 78-1 to 78-53 as part I and inserting a title before section 78-1 to read as follows:

"PART I. GENERAL PROVISIONS"

SECTION 3. There is appropriated out of the general revenues of the State of Hawaii the sum of $350,000 or so much thereof as may be necessary for fiscal year 2014-2015 for the establishment of the office of talent management.

The sum appropriated shall be expended by the department of human resources development for the purposes of this Act.

SECTION 4. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 5. This Act shall take effect on July 1, 2014.


 


 

Report Title:

Office of Talent Management; Human Resources; Appropriation

 

Description:

Establishes the office of talent management within the Department of Human Resources Development to design and facilitate state initiatives in talent administration, professional development, performance management, and leadership enterprise. Appropriates funds. Effective July 1, 2014. (HB1957 HD1)

 

 

 

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