Kansas Statutes Annotated
Updated Through the 2013 Legislative Session
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STATE DEPARTMENTS; PUBLIC OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES
PAYROLL ACCOUNTING FOR STATE AGENCIES
Payroll accounting system; fixing of salaries and wages,
annual basis; payroll periods; budgeting and accounting for payroll payments;
payment on hourly basis for certain employees, determination of wages.
75-5515. Payroll accounting system; fixing of salaries and wages, annual basis; payroll periods; budgeting and accounting for payroll payments; payment on hourly basis for certain employees, determination of wages. (a) Except as may be otherwise fixed under the Kansas civil service act or other applicable laws, salaries and wages shall be fixed on an annual basis prior to the beginning of each fiscal year.
(b) Changes in such salaries or wages made during the fiscal year shall be reported to the secretary of administration.
(c) The secretary of administration shall specify the payroll period beginning and ending dates and the payment dates for payroll periods.
(d) For budget and accounting purposes each payment of salaries and wages shall be charged to appropriations for the fiscal period or year in which the payment occurs.
(e) (1) The wages for any officers and employees in positions which are not exempt under the federal fair labor standards act, 29 U.S.C. 201 et seq., may be paid on an hourly basis, when authorized by the secretary of administration. The provisions of this section shall be controlling over any statute making reference to monthly payment of salaries or compensation of state officers and employees. The wages for employees who are paid hourly shall be determined by dividing the annual wages for the employee's job position by the number of hours required for the position on an annual basis as specified in paragraph (2) of this subsection. The annual wages for each position shall be as fixed pursuant to the Kansas civil service act for classified positions and as fixed by other applicable law for unclassified positions.
(2) In determining hourly wage rates, the number of hours required for the position on an annual basis shall be:
(A) The amount of 2,080 hours for employees working the standard workweek specified by K.S.A. 75-5505, and amendments thereto; or
(B) for those classes of positions for which a deviation has been established pursuant to K.S.A. 75-5505, and amendments thereto, the number of hours required for the position on an annual basis, as determined by the director of personnel services, subject to approval by the secretary of administration.
History: L. 1965, ch. 473, § 2; L. 1973, ch. 348, § 1; L.1974, ch. 390, § 22; L. 1975, ch. 452, § 15; L. 1980, ch. 264, § 11;L. 1994, ch. 274, § 22;L. 1995, ch. 132, § 5; Dec. 17.
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