HB 6/FN (BR 1130) - D. Graham, J. Richards
AN ACT relating to a state employee sick leave bank.
Amend KRS 18A.196 to define terms; create new sections of KRS Chapter 18A to create a state employee Sick Leave Bank; attach the bank to the Personnel Cabinet; provide that 150 state employees that meet the guidelines must petition the secretary of the Personnel Cabinet for the program to become operational; establish the board of trustees, which shall govern the bank; establish the guidelines of the Sick Leave Bank Program; amend KRS 18A.025 to attach the Sick Leave Bank to the Division of Employee Benefits within the Personnel Cabinet.
HB 6 - AMENDMENTS
HCS/FN - Retain original provisions except delete definitions for "member" and "sick leave bank trustees"; require the secretary of Personnel to establish a Sick Leave Bank; remove provisions relating to the creation of a board of trustees; allow all employees to participate in Sick Leave Bank instead of those who enroll; allow Sick Leave Bank to receive donations from employees leaving state service; limit leave grants from the bank to 75 hours in a twelve month period; and require employees to exhaust all leave balances and have insufficient donated sick leave prior to applying for Sick Leave Bank benefits.
Jan 11-introduced in House
Jan 15-to State Government (H)
Jan 22-posted in committee
Feb 14-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
Feb 15-2nd reading, to Rules
Feb 19-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 20, 2008
Mar 7-taken from the Regular Orders of the Day; returned to State Government (H)