.................... moves to amend H.F. No. 542 as follows:
Page 1, delete lines 10 to 17 and insert:
"State employees in the classified service are expected to provide information in a timely
1.4manner to both executive and legislative decision makers. Classified state employees shall
1.5provide assistance to legislative decision makers in a manner that is consistent with the
1.6employees' other duties. Consultation with their direct supervisor on the request may be
1.7required but shall not unduly slow the promptness of the reply. A classified state employee,
1.8and if applicable the employee's supervisor, shall maintain the confidentiality of budget
1.9or policy discussions with a member of the legislature or legislative staff acting on a
1.10member's request, unless otherwise designated by the legislator or legislative staff person.
1.11This section does not authorize an employee to disclose data otherwise protected by law.