|(a) Definitions. The following words and terms, when
used in this section, shall have the following meanings, unless the
context clearly indicates otherwise.
(1) State agency--Has the meaning assigned by Government
(2) Classified employee--A state employee who is employed
in a position that is classified under Government Code, Chapter 654,
and is identified by the chief administrator of a state agency as
essential for the state agency's operations.
(3) Deferred compensation contract--A contract entered
into between a state agency and a classified employee under Government
(b) A state agency shall not enter into a deferred
compensation contract with a classified employee while another deferred
compensation contract with that same classified employee is in effect.
A deferred compensation contract is in effect during the 12-month
period of service required by Government Code, §659.262(c).