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Office of Administrative Hearings

  Annual FTEs General Fund State Other Funds Total Funds
  (Dollars in Thousands)
Estimated Expenditures 181.3 0 47,600 47,600
2021-23 Maintenance Level 190.0 0 48,804 48,804
Difference from 2019-21 8.7 0 1,204 1,204
% Change from 2019-21 4.8% 0.0% 2.5% 2.5%

2021-23 Policy Other Changes

Expenditure and Revenue Authority 0.0 0 12 12
2021-23 Policy Other Changes Total 0.0 0 12 12

2021-23 Policy Comp Changes

Pension Adjustments, nonrate 0.0 0 30 30
State Employee Benefits 0.0 0 (34) (34)
Administrative Law Judges WFSE 0.0 0 (224) (224)
Temporary Layoffs and Other Savings 0.0 0 (686) (686)
Rep Employee Health Benefits 0.0 0 (32) (32)
Non-Rep General Wage Increase 0.0 0 (32) (32)
2021-23 Policy Comp Changes Total 0.0 0 (978) (978)

2021-23 Policy Central Services Changes

Archives/Records Management 0.0 0 1 1
Audit Services 0.0 0 (1) (1)
Legal Services 0.0 0 (4) (4)
CTS Central Services 0.0 0 49 49
DES Central Services 0.0 0 (2) (2)
OFM Central Services 0.0 0 226 226
Self-Insurance Liability Premium 0.0 0 56 56
2021-23 Policy Central Services Changes Total 0.0 0 325 325
Total Policy Changes 0.0 0 (641) (641)
2021-23 Policy Level 190.0 0 48,163 48,163
Difference from 2019-21 8.7 0 563 563
% Change from 2019-21 4.8% 0.0% 1.2% 1.2%

Policy Changes

Expenditure and Revenue Authority

Private/local expenditure and revenue authority is provided for specific representational accommodations. (Administrative Hearings Revolving - Private/Local, Administrative Hearings Revolving - Local)

Pension Adjustments, nonrate

This funds the potential impact of Department of Retirement Systems request legislation on pension service credit and benefit calculation. It will prevent budget reductions such as temporary layoffs from negatively affecting employee retirement benefits. (Administrative Hearings Revolving - State)

State Employee Benefits

Health insurance funding is provided for state employees who are not represented by a union, who are covered by a bargaining agreement that is not subject to financial feasibility determination, or who are not part of the coalition of unions for health benefits. The insurance funding rate is $988 per employee per month for fiscal year 2022 and $1,018 per employee per month for fiscal year 2023. (Administrative Hearings Revolving - State)

Administrative Law Judges WFSE

This adjustment reflects the impact of the 2021-23 collective bargaining agreement. (Local Gov Administrative Hearings - Non-Appropriated, Administrative Hearings Revolving - State)

Temporary Layoffs and Other Savings

This item reflects savings achieved from temporary layoffs or similar actions. (Administrative Hearings Revolving - State)

Rep Employee Health Benefits

This provides health insurance funding for the master agreement for employee benefits as part of a coalition of unions. The insurance funding rate is $988 per employee per month for fiscal year 2022 and $1,018 per employee per month for fiscal year 2023. (Administrative Hearings Revolving - State)

Non-Rep General Wage Increase

This reflects savings from the cancellation of the July 1, 2020 general wage increase for some non-represented, non-classified employees. (Administrative Hearings Revolving - State)

Archives/Records Management

Adjustments are made for each agency’s anticipated share of charges for archives and records management services provided by the Secretary of State’s Office. (Administrative Hearings Revolving - State)

Audit Services

Adjustments are made for each agency’s anticipated cost of audits performed by the State Auditor’s Office. (Administrative Hearings Revolving - State)

Legal Services

Adjustments are made for each agency’s anticipated cost of legal services provided by the Attorney General’s Office. Because legal services expenditures are based on consumption, funding provided in the central service model is not all inclusive. (Administrative Hearings Revolving - State)

CTS Central Services

Adjustments are made to reflect each agency’s anticipated share of charges for Microsoft 365 G5 licenses contracted for state agencies by the Consolidated Technology Services agency. This contract allows the state to achieve economies of scale and administrative efficiencies in the management of licenses. (Administrative Hearings Revolving - State)

DES Central Services

Adjustments are made to reflect each agency’s anticipated share of charges from the Department of Enterprise Services (DES) for campus rent, utilities, parking, and contracts; capital project surcharges; financing cost recovery; public and historic facilities; real estate services; risk management services; personnel service rates; the Perry Street child care center; small agency services; and the department’s enterprise applications. (Administrative Hearings Revolving - State)

OFM Central Services

Adjustments are made to reflect each agency’s anticipated share of charges for existing statewide financial applications, One Washington, and other central services provided by the Office of Financial Management. (Administrative Hearings Revolving - State)

Self-Insurance Liability Premium

Adjustments are made to reflect each agency's share of actuarily projected costs of the Self-Insurance Liability Account. This includes adjustments to existing funding levels as well as enhancements for anticipated liabilities in the 2021-23 biennium. (Administrative Hearings Revolving - State)