For the purpose of handling savings bond purchases, each state agency not on the central payroll system and the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Authority shall designate an officer or employe thereof who shall serve as trustee. The trustee shall serve without compensation as such. The state agency or the authority shall furnish the trustee the necessary files, supplies and clerical and accounting assistance. Each trustee shall file with the state agency or the authority a bond in such amount as the state agency or the authority determines, with a corporation authorized to do surety business in this state as surety, which bond shall be conditioned upon the trustee's faithful execution of his or her trust. The trustee shall file another or additional bond whenever the state agency or the authority so determines. The cost of any bond required by a state agency shall be paid out of the appropriation made to the state agency for its administration. For those state agencies on the central payroll system, the trustee shall be a person designated by the secretary of administration.
The trustee shall make purchases of savings bonds in the name of the officer or employe (or other beneficiary named in the request) whenever the amount to their credit is sufficient for that purpose and transmit them to the person entitled thereto. If the officer or employe cancels the request for the purchase of savings bonds, or upon termination of the trust, the amount remaining to a person's credit is not sufficient to purchase a bond the trustee may purchase savings stamps and transmit them to the person entitled thereto or refund the amount.
No portion of the salary so requested to be used for the purchase of savings bonds, not exceeding 10% of the salary, is liable to seizure on execution or on any provisional or final process issued from any court or any proceedings in aid of that process. Section 241.09
relating to assignments shall not apply to the requests made under par. (a)
The office of the governor shall prepare a statement explaining the bond purchase plan and its purpose and transmit copies of such statement to each state agency and to the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Authority for distribution to their officers and employes.
Whenever it becomes necessary in pursuance of any federal or state law or court-ordered assignment of income under s. 46.10 (14) (e)
, 767.23 (1) (L)
, 767.25 (4m) (c)
or 767.51 (3m) (c)
to make deductions from the salaries of state officers or employes or employes of the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Authority, the state agency or authority by which the officers or employes are employed is responsible for making such deductions and paying over the total thereof for the purposes provided by the laws or orders under which they were made.
The head of each state agency or the chief executive officer of the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Authority shall deduct from the salary of any employe the amount certified under s. 7.33 (5)
which is received by the employe for service as an election official while the employe is on a paid leave of absence under s. 7.33 (3)
Each state agency shall indicate on its payrolls the amount to be deducted or deferred from the salary of each officer and employe, the reason for each deduction or deferral, the net amount due each officer or employe, the total amount due for each purpose for which deductions or deferrals have been made, and the person, governmental unit or private organization in each case entitled to receive the deductions or the amount deferred. The department of administration shall then issue warrants for the respective amounts due the persons listed on each payroll and the checks, share drafts and other drafts for the payments when received by the state agency shall be transmitted to the persons entitled to receive them.
All amounts deducted or retained from salaries of state officers and employes shall be paid by the department of administration from the respective funds to the person, governmental unit or private organization entitled to receive them, or for necessary adjustments to correct errors. Amounts due in payment of federal income taxes required to be deducted and withheld by any state agency shall be paid on dates required by the internal revenue code and shall be paid to qualified depositories for federal taxes designated by the secretary of administration.
Appointment of subordinates. 20.922(1)
Unless otherwise provided by law, each state agency may appoint such deputies, assistants, experts, clerks, stenographers or other employes as are necessary for the execution of its functions, and to designate the titles, prescribe the duties, and fix the compensation of such subordinates, but these powers shall be exercised subject to the state civil service law, unless the position filled has been expressly exempted from the operation of ch. 230
and subject, also, to the approval of such other officer or body as is prescribed by law. If a state agency contains a board or commission which is authorized to appoint an executive officer by whatever name called, the appointing power resides in the executive officer and the board or commission has no further appointing power except as it is specifically given such power.
Notwithstanding ss. 230.047
, when an appointing authority determines and declares in writing to the governor that an emergency exists which is the result of natural or human causes which adversely affects the effective administration of state agency program functions that are necessary to the well-being of the citizens of this state, the appointing authority may temporarily assign work to employes which is not normally performed by them or described by their position classifications. Such temporary assignments during these emergencies may not exceed 72 hours unless an extension is approved by the governor or his or her designee.
History: 1977 c. 196
; 1977 c. 418
The purpose of this section is to establish a consistent and equitable salary setting mechanism for all elected officials, appointed state agency heads, division administrators and other executive-level unclassified positions. All such positions shall be subject to the same basic salary establishment, implementation, modification, administrative control and application procedures. The salary-setting mechanism contained in this section shall be directed to establishing salaries that are determined on a comprehensive systematic basis, bear equitable relationship to each other and to the salaries of classified service subordinates, and be reviewed and established with the same frequency as those of state employes in the classified service.
(1) Establishment of executive salary groups.
To this end, a compensation plan consisting of 10 executive salary groups is established in schedule one of the state compensation plan for the classified service from ranges 18 through 27. No salary range established above salary range 23 may be utilized in the establishment and compensation of positions in the classified service without specific approval of the joint committee on employment relations. The dollar value of the salary range minimum and maximum for each executive salary group shall be reviewed and established in the same manner as that provided for positions in the classified service under s. 230.12 (3)
. The salary-setting authority of individual boards, commissions, elective and appointive officials elsewhere provided by law is subject to and limited by this section, and the salary rate for these positions upon appointment and subsequent thereto shall be set by the appointing authority pursuant to this section, except as otherwise required by article IV, section 26, of the constitution
(2) Constitutional officers and other elected state officials. 20.923(2)(a)(a)
The annual salary for each elected state official position shall be set at the dollar value for the point of the assigned salary range for its respective executive salary group specified in this subsection in effect at the time of taking the oath of office, except as provided in par. (b)
and s. 978.12 (1) (a)
. No adjustment to the salary of an official enumerated in this subsection is effective until it is authorized under article IV, section 26, of the constitution
The annual salary of each state senator, representative to the assembly, justice of the supreme court, court of appeals judge and circuit judge shall be reviewed and established in the same manner as provided for positions in the classified service under s. 230.12 (3)
. The salary established for the chief justice of the supreme court shall be different than the salaries established for the associate justices of the supreme court.
The annual salary of the governor shall be set at 21.6% above the minimum of the salary range for executive salary group 10.
The annual salary of the attorney general shall be set at 18% above the minimum of the salary range for executive salary group 10.
The annual salary of the state superintendent of public instruction shall be set at 27.4% above the minimum of the salary range for executive salary group 7.
The annual salary of the lieutenant governor shall be set at 1.9% above the minimum of the salary range for executive salary group 4.
The annual salary of the secretary of state shall be set at 15.4% above the minimum of the salary range for executive salary group 1.
The annual salary of the state treasurer shall be set at 15.4% above the minimum of the salary range for executive salary group 1.
(3) Justices and judges.
The annual salary for any supreme court justice or judge of the court of appeals or circuit court shall be established under sub. (2)
, except that any compensation adjustments granted under s. 230.12
shall not become effective until such time as any justice or judge takes the oath of office.
(4) State agency positions.
State agency heads, the administrator of the division of merit recruitment and selection in the department of employment relations, commission chairpersons and members and higher education administrative positions shall be identified and limited in number in accordance with the standardized nomenclature contained in this subsection, and shall be assigned to the executive salary groups listed in pars. (a)
. Except for positions specified in par. (c) 3m.
and sub. (12)
and s. 230.08 (2) (e) 6m.
, all unclassified division administrator positions enumerated under s. 230.08 (2) (e)
shall be assigned, when approved by the joint committee on employment relations, by the secretary of employment relations to one of the 10 executive salary groups listed in pars. (a)
. The joint committee on employment relations, by majority vote of the full committee, may amend recommendations for initial position assignments and changes in assignments to the executive salary groups submitted by the secretary of employment relations. All division administrator assignments and amendments to assignments of administrator positions approved by the committee shall become part of the compensation plan. Whenever a new unclassified division administrator position is created, the appointing authority may set the salary for the position until the joint committee on employment relations approves assignment of the position to an executive salary group. If the committee approves assignment of the position to an executive salary group having a salary range minimum or maximum inconsistent with the salary paid to the incumbent at the time of such approval, the incumbent's salary shall be adjusted by the appointing authority to conform with the committee's action, effective on the date of that action. Positions are assigned as follows:
Positions assigned to executive salary group 1:
Corrections, department of: director of prison industries.
Joint survey committee on retirement systems: research director.
Justice, department of; program director for crime victims compensation.
Recycling market development board: executive director.
Wisconsin conservation corps board: executive secretary.
Positions assigned to executive salary group 2:
Positions assigned to executive salary group 3:
Administration, department of: director of federal-state relations office.
Employment relations, department of; division of merit recruitment and selection: administrator.
Positions assigned to executive salary group 4:
Administration, department of; tax appeals commission: chairperson and members. The chairperson of the commission and the governor, at the time a new member is appointed, shall jointly determine the salary of the new member within the range for this group.
Positions assigned to executive salary group 5:
Educational communications board: executive director.
Employment relations commission: chairperson and members.
Industry, labor and job development: employment and training: executive director.
Industry, labor and job development, department of: labor and industry review commission: member and chairperson.
Public service commission; office of the commissioner of railroads: commissioner.
Positions assigned to executive salary group 6:
Agriculture, trade and consumer protection, department of: secretary.
Industry, labor and job development, department of: secretary.
Positions assigned to executive salary group 7:
Effective date note
Subd. 1g. is created eff. 1-1-96 by 1995 Wis. Act 27
. The treatment by Act 27 was held unconstitutional and declared void by the Supreme Court in Thompson v. Craney, case no. 95-2168
Positions assigned to executive salary group 8: