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A320, R439, H5333
Sponsors: Reps. J.E. Smith and Harrell
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Introduced in the House on May 19, 2004
Introduced in the Senate on May 25, 2004
Passed by the General Assembly on June 2, 2004
Governor's Action: July 6, 2004, Signed
Summary: Military leave for state employees
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 5/19/2004 House Introduced, read first time, placed on calendar without reference HJ-348 5/20/2004 House Read second time HJ-94 5/20/2004 House Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day HJ-95 5/20/2004 Scrivener's error corrected 5/21/2004 House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-1 5/25/2004 Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-11 5/25/2004 Senate Referred to Committee on Finance SJ-11 6/1/2004 Senate Recalled from Committee on Finance SJ-11 6/1/2004 Senate Read second time SJ-11 6/1/2004 Senate Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day SJ-11 6/2/2004 Senate Read third time and enrolled SJ-62 6/3/2004 Ratified R 439 7/6/2004 Signed By Governor 7/13/2004 Copies available 7/13/2004 Effective date 07/06/04 10/20/2004 Act No. 320
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
(A320, R439, H5333)
A JOINT RESOLUTION PROVIDING UP TO AN ADDITIONAL THIRTY DAYS MILITARY LEAVE IN SUBSEQUENT YEARS FOR A STATE EMPLOYEE CALLED TO ACTIVE DUTY AS A RESULT OF "OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM" OR "OPERATION NOBLE EAGLE", OR WHO SERVES IN A UNIT FEDERALIZED FOR DUTY IN CONNECTION WITH POTENTIAL OR ACTUAL HOSTILITIES IN IRAQ, OR ANY COMBINATION OF THESE DUTIES, WHEN THE EMERGENCY GIVING RISE TO THE EMERGENCY EXTENDS INTO A SUBSEQUENT YEAR.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Additional military leave
SECTION 1. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, when a state employee in a FTE position who serves on active military duty as a result of "Operation Enduring Freedom" or "Operation Noble Eagle", or who serves in a unit federalized for duty in connection with potential or actual hostilities in Iraq, or any combination of these duties, and is called upon to serve during an emergency and qualifies for a paid leave of absence for an emergency under the provisions of Section 8-7-90 of the 1976 Code, and the emergency continues into a subsequent year, the employee may receive up to thirty additional days of paid leave of absence in each subsequent year associated with the same emergency. For purposes of this section, year means either a calendar year or, in the case of members required to perform active duty for training or other duties within or on a fiscal year basis, the fiscal year of the National Guard or reserve component issuing the orders.
SECTION 2. This joint resolution takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 3rd day of June, 2004.
Approved the 6th day of July, 2004.
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