383-06-100 - Suggestion acceptability

383-06-100. Suggestion acceptability

Suggestions considered acceptable are those which improve the efficiency and/or the effectiveness of state government.

(1) This may include, but is not limited to:

(a) Savings in time or money;

(b) Generation of revenue;

(c) Elimination of waste or duplication;

(d) Improved service or product;

(e) Energy conservation;

(f) Improved working conditions.

(2) Suggestions shall be considered in the order of the date by which they are officially received by the productivity board or the agency.

(3) Suggestions may be unacceptable when a remedy exists through other established administrative procedures, such as:

(a) Personalized complaint affecting suggester only;

(b) Proposing items in state stock be issued and used for their intended purpose;

(c) Changing salary, position, classification, employee benefits, state holidays, leave benefits, retirement compensation, or any other compensation to an employee;

(d) Enforcement of laws, policies, procedures, regulations, rules, etc.;

(e) Common sense ideas;

(f) Outside purview of state government.

Statutory Authority: Chapter 41.60 RCW. 99-24-093, § 383-06-100, filed 11/30/99, effective 1/1/00; 86-04-039 (Order 85-1), § 383-06-100, filed 1/30/86; 83-15-063 (Order 831), § 383-06-100, filed 7/20/83.

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