Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. Section 49 of chapter 30 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 1984 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the first paragraph the following paragraph:-
If the personnel administrator or the civil service commission finds that the office or position of the person appealing shall warrant a different position allocation or that the class in which said position is classified shall be reallocated to a higher job group and so recommends to the budget director and the house and senate committees on ways and means in accordance with the provisions of this section, and if such permanent allocation or reallocation shall have been included in a schedule of permanent offices and positions approved by the house and senate committees on ways and means, such permanent allocation or reallocation shall be effective as of the date of appeal to the personnel administrator.
SECTION 2. Section 57 of chapter 30 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 1984 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out the first sentence and inserting in place thereof the following sentence:- The decision of the civil service commission shall be final and binding on all agents and agencies of the commonwealth; provided, however, that any such decision may have retroactive effect pursuant to the applicable provisions of section forty-nine and also pursuant to rules made under the provisions of section fifty-three; and, provided further, that no such decision shall require any payment to be made as of any date before the beginning of the fiscal year in which such decision shall be rendered, except to the extent such payment is permitted pursuant to the provisions of said section forty-nine and subject to appropriation for the purposes thereof.