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283Ratification Number: 401Act Number: 361Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: SenateIntroduced Date: 19990112Primary Sponsor: WilsonAll Sponsors: Wilson, Giese, ReeseDrafted Document Number: l:\council\bills\bbm\10017htc99.docDate Bill Passed both Bodies: 20000531Date of Last Amendment: 20000517Governor's Action: SDate of Governor's Action: 20000614Subject: Disaster relief Services, Red Cross volunteer who is public state employee may use paid annual leave; Civil DefenseHistory Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ ______________________________________ _______ ____________ ------ 20000711 Act No. A361 ------ 20000614 Signed by Governor ------ 20000608 Ratified R401 Senate 20000531 Concurred in House amendment, enrolled for ratification House 20000518 Read third time, returned to Senate with amendment House 20000517 Amended, read second time House 20000504 Recalled from Committee 30 HWM House 20000427 Introduced, read first time, 30 HWM referred to Committee Senate 20000426 Read third time, sent to House Senate 20000425 Read second time ------ 20000424 Scrivener's error corrected Senate 20000420 Recalled from Committee, 06 SF placed on the Calendar Senate 19990112 Introduced, read first time, 06 SF referred to Committee Senate 19981216 Prefiled, referred to Committee 06 SF Versions of This Bill Revised on April 20, 2000 - Word format Revised on April 24, 2000 - Word format Revised on May 4, 2000 - Word format Revised on May 17, 2000 - Word format
(A361, R401, S283)
AN ACT TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 8-11-180 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE A STATE EMPLOYEE WHO IS A CERTIFIED DISASTER SERVICE VOLUNTEER FOR THE AMERICAN RED CROSS NOT MORE THAN TEN DAYS PAID LEAVE IN A CALENDAR YEAR TO PARTICIPATE IN SPECIALIZED DISASTER RELIEF SERVICES OF THE AMERICAN RED CROSS WITH THE APPROVAL OF THE EMPLOYEE'S EMPLOYER AND ON THE REQUEST OF THE AMERICAN RED CROSS FOR THE SERVICES OF THAT EMPLOYEE.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Article 1, Chapter 11, Title 8 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 8-11-180. A state employee entitled to annual leave pursuant to Article 7 of this chapter who is a certified disaster service volunteer of the American Red Cross may be granted leave from work with pay for not more than ten work days in each calendar year to participate in specialized disaster relief services for the American Red Cross. Upon the approval of the employee's employer, the employee must be released from work for this function upon request of the American Red Cross for the services of that employee. This leave is in addition to other leave to which the employee is entitled."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 8th day of June, 2000.
Approved the 14th day of June, 2000.
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