Senate Bill 1073 (Committee on Public Employment and Retirement – 1999)
Chapter 310, Statutes of 1999 - SB 1073
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Government Code sections 18672, 18680, 18710, 18939, 19063, 19063.1, 19063.2, 19063.5, 19063.8, 19144, 19253.5, 19401, 19402, 19403, 19405, 19406, and 19585 were amended and section 21419.5 was added to the Government Code in 1999 following legislative passage of Senate Bill 1073. (See Exhibit #1b) The Assembly Committee on Public Employment and Retirement introduced this bill on behalf of the California State Personnel Board regarding the state civil service act on February 26, 1999. (See Exhibits #1a, #2, and #4, document SP-6)
Senate Bill 1073 was assigned to the Senate Committee on Public Employment and Retirement and the Assembly Committee on Public Employees, Retirement and Social Security where policy issues raised by the bill were considered. (See Exhibits #3 and #7) The fiscal ramifications of the bill were considered by the Senate Committee on Appropriations and the Assembly Committee on Appropriations. (See Exhibits #2 and #9)
There were no amendments to Senate Bill 1073 after it was introduced. (See Exhibits #1a and #1b) It was considered an “omnibus” bill, designed “to make a variety of adjustments to clarify the California State Civil Service Act and related laws.” (See Exhibit #3, page 1) Subsequent to legislative approval, Governor Gray Davis signed Senate Bill 1073 on September 1, 1999, and it was recorded by the Secretary of State on September 2nd as Chapter 310 of the Statutes of 1999. (See Exhibits #1b and #2)
Addressing Senate Bill 1073 as presented for hearing July 14, 1999, the Assembly Committee on Appropriations summarized the legislation as follows:
This bill makes a variety of technical changes to the State Civil Service Act and related laws. (See Exhibit #9, page 1)