Concerning government performance and accountability (Miloscia, Zeiger)

Establishes the performance management act. Creates the office of performance management, in the office of the governor, which should:
(1) Be granted administrative authority over state performance management programs, ensuring that all executive branch agencies properly implement world-class lean performance management systems to achieve operational excellence; and
(2) Coordinate performance assessments of state agencies by independent examiners.
Requires the department of enterprise services to enter
into a partnership with the national institutes of standards and technology, United States department of commerce, and performance excellence northwest and Washington state quality award to develop a suite of web-based classroom training modules for employees, middle managers, supervisors, and senior agency leaders.

EFFECT OF CHANGES MADE BY STATE GOVERNMENT COMMITTEE (First Substitute): Exempts the Washington Beef Commission from the requirements of the act.

EFFECT OF CHANGES MADE BY WAYS & MEANS COMMITTEE (Second Substitute): The creation of the Office of Performance Management, a state strategic plan, agency strategic plans, agency ethics plans, and agency performance management implementation plans are each made subject to the availability of amounts appropriated for these specific purposes.

Hearing Date: Wednesday, February 08, 2017 -- 3:30 pm

WA State Legislature Link:    (opens a new browser tab)