COLORADO GENERAL ASSEMBLY - STATUTORY REPORTS


2018 Smart Act - Annual Performance Plans
Statutory Cite:Next Due Date:Frequency:Report Status:
2-7-204 (3)NoneAnnualOngoing
HB 13 -1299
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2-7-204. Performance management systems.
(3) (a) (I) Except as provided in subparagraphs (II) and (III) of this paragraph (a), no later than July 1, 2014, and no later than July 1 of each year thereafter, each department shall develop a performance plan in accordance with the performance management system and submit that plan to the joint budget committee and the appropriate joint committee of reference as determined pursuant to section 2-7-203. The performance plan serves as a guide to a department's major functions and as a tool to evaluate performance goals over time.
(II) (A) The department of higher education will satisfy the requirements in this subsection (3) through the master plan for postsecondary education that the Colorado commission on higher education maintains as described in section 23-1-108 (1.5). The department of higher education shall ensure that copies of the master plan are submitted to the joint budget committee and the appropriate joint committee of reference as determined pursuant to section 2-7-203, and shall post the master plan and any performance contracts and reports to its official website and the official website of the office of state planning and budgeting.
(B) The state auditor, in conducting a performance audit of the department of higher education as specified in subsection (5) of this section, shall consider the extent to which the goals of the master plan and the associated performance contracts have been achieved.
(III) The public employees' retirement association will satisfy the requirements of this subsection (3) through its annual actuarial valuation report described in section 24-51-204 (7), C.R.S., and its report to the governor described in section 24-51-204 (8), C.R.S., regarding the policies, financial condition, and administration of the association. The public employees' retirement association shall ensure that copies of the reports described in this subparagraph (III) be submitted to the joint budget committee and the appropriate joint committee of reference as determined pursuant to section 2-7-203, and shall post such reports to its official website and the official website of the office of state planning and budgeting.
(b) Each department's performance plan shall be posted on the official websites of the department and the office of state planning and budgeting. The state treasurer, the attorney general, the secretary of state, the state court administrator for the judicial department, the office of state public defender, the office of alternate defense counsel, the public employees' retirement association, the Colorado energy office, the office of economic development, the office of the child's representative, and the office of the child protection ombudsman shall ensure the office of state planning and budgeting receives the information required to be posted on the office of state planning and budgeting's website pursuant to this paragraph (b). The office of state planning and budgeting shall not have access to edit any information provided by the state treasurer, the attorney general, the secretary of state, the state court administrator for the judicial department, the office of state public defender, the office of alternate defense counsel, the public employees' retirement association, the Colorado energy office, the office of economic development, the office of the child's representative, or the office of the child protection ombudsman.
(c) At a minimum, a performance plan must include the following components, which may be further refined in the performance management system published pursuant to subsection (1) of this section:
(I) A statement of the department's mission or vision;
(II) A description of the major functions of the department;
(III) Performance measures for the major functions of the department;
(IV) Performance goals that correspond to the department's performance measures and that extend to at least three years into the future;
(V) A narrative description of the strategies necessary to meet the performance goals; and
(VI) A summary of the department's most recent performance evaluation.
(d) If reasonable and appropriate, performance measures should be developed with the input of department employees and certified employee organizations.

2-7-204 (3)       
Pursuant to Section 24-1-136 (9), C.R.S., Colorado state departments and agencies submit all statutorily required reports to Colorado Legislative Council staff. The Colorado Legislative Council staff delivers these reports to the appropriate legislative recipients and makes them available on this site. The Colorado Legislative Council is the non partisan research staff for the Colorado General Assembly.  If you have any questions, please contact the Colorado Legislative Council: lcs.ga@state.co.us; 303-866-3521.