a. If the Commissioner of Human Services determines that (1) a provision in an agreement
between a county welfare agency and an authorized employee organization is not in
compliance with federal law, and (2) continued receipt of federal funds is thereby
endangered, then the commissioner shall so advise the county welfare agency and authorized
employee organization in writing and specify the federal law with which the agreement
is not in compliance and the reason why it is not in compliance.
b. If the commissioner is notified by the federal government that the State's administration
of a federal assistance program does not appear to be in compliance with federal law
because of a provision in a negotiated agreement between a county welfare agency and
an authorized employee organization, the commissioner shall so notify the county welfare
agency and authorized employee organization in writing.
c. When the commissioner notifies a county welfare agency and authorized employee
organization pursuant to this section, the commissioner shall provide the county welfare
agency and authorized employee organization with (1) an opportunity to meet with him
to determine if the commissioner's finding is correct and (2) an opportunity to conform
voluntarily to any change found by the commissioner to be necessary in order to be
in compliance with federal law.
d. If the commissioner subsequently makes a final determination that the county welfare
agency's and authorized employee organization's negotiated agreement is not in compliance
with federal law, he shall exercise the authority provided to him in R.S. 44:7-6 over wages and terms and conditions of employment in that county welfare agency only
to the extent necessary to ensure that the agreement is in compliance with federal
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