17.0617 Dissolution of the Office of Tourism—Personnel.

Cite as [A.S.C.A. § 17.0617]

(a) At a date fixed by the Governor, the Office of Tourism shall be dissolved. All personnel presently assigned to the tourism office shall remain with the Department of Commerce, unless acquired by the bureau. Employees so transferred to the bureau shall do so without any change in salary or in-service date for computation of retirement eligibility credit under the Government Employees’ Retirement Fund.

(b) All officers and employees of the bureau, other than the executive director, are appointed and compensated according to the requirements of the government employee laws, A.S.C.A., Title 7 and A.S.A.C., Title 4, except that the Board, in conjunction with the Department of Human Resources, may adopt administrative rules, pursuant to 4.1001 A.S.C.A., et seq., to supplant government employee rules in the specific categories of personnel recruitment, employment, termination of employee services and disciplinary actions.

History: 2008, PL 30-15.