Current Status Bill Number:
3774Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: HouseIntroduced Date: 19950309Primary Sponsor: RogersAll Sponsors: RogersDrafted Document Number: PT\1795DW.95Residing Body: SenateCurrent Committee: Finance Committee 06 SFDate of Last Amendment: 19950420Subject: State employee termination, annual leave payment
Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ _______________________________________ _______ ____________ Senate 19950425 Introduced, read first time, 06 SF referred to Committee House 19950421 Read third time, sent to Senate House 19950420 Unanimous consent for third reading on the next Legislative day House 19950420 Amended, read second time House 19950412 Committee report: Favorable with 30 HWM amendment House 19950309 Introduced, read first time, 30 HWM referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
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April 20, 1995
S. Printed 4/20/95--H.
Read the first time March 9, 1995.
TO AMEND SECTION 8-11-620, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ANNUAL LEAVE AND A LUMP-SUM PAYMENT ALLOWED TO A STATE EMPLOYEE UPON TERMINATION OF EMPLOYMENT, DEATH, OR RETIREMENT, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE AN EMPLOYEE, UPON TERMINATION TO RECEIVE A LUMP-SUM PAYMENT FOR UNUSED LEAVE, NOT TO EXCEED FORTY-FIVE DAYS WITHOUT REGARD TO THE EARNED LEAVE TAKEN DURING THE CALENDAR YEAR IN WHICH THE EMPLOYEE TERMINATES.
Amend Title To Conform
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 8-11-620 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"Section 8-11-620. Upon termination from state employment, an employee may take both annual leave and a lump-sum payment for unused leave, but in no event shall such combination exceed forty-five days in a calendar year except as provided for in Section 8-11-610 is entitled to a lump-sum payment for the employee's terminal leave. For purposes of this section, terminal leave is accrued annual leave less annual leave taken in the year of termination, but in no case more than forty-five days except as provided in Section 8-11-610. No terminal leave payment is due an employee terminated for conviction of a felony arising out of the performance of official duties. If an employee dies, his legal representative shall be is entitled to a lump-sum payment for his unused leave, not to exceed forty-five working days, except as provided for in Section 8-11-610. Upon retirement from state employment or upon the death of an employee, a lump-sum payment will be made for unused leave, not to exceed forty-five days, unless a higher maximum is approved under the provisions of Section 8-11-610, and without regard to the earned leave taken during the calendar year in which the employee retires."
SECTION 2. The provisions of Section 8-11-620 of the 1976 Code relating to the denial of payment for terminal leave for a state employee terminated for conviction of a felony arising out of the performance of official duties applies to employees first hired on and after the effective date of this act.
SECTION 3. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.