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75-4371.Same; compensation for accumulated sick leave; rules and regulations. (a) Each state officer or employee who (1) (A) is employed by an institution that is closed or abolished or otherwise ceases operations or that is scheduled for such closure, abolition or cessation of operations and has a budget reduction imposed that is associated with such closure, abolition or cessation of operations, and (B) is laid off from employment with such institution for the reason of such closure, abolition or cessation of operations or such imposition of a budget reduction, and (C) remains in such employment until the date the officer or employee is laid off; or (2) (A) is in the classified service under the Kansas civil service act and is laid off from employment at the Topeka correctional facility due to the transfer of the reception and diagnostic unit from the Topeka correctional facility to the El Dorado correctional facility, and (B) remains in such employment until the date the officer or employee is laid off, may receive compensation for 20% of all accumulated hours of sick leave credited to such state officer or employee as of the date of being laid off. Each state officer or employee, who is eligible for and who elects to receive compensation for accumulated sick leave under this section, shall file a written statement of election therefor which shall be in such form as may be prescribed by the secretary of administration and which shall include a specific waiver of any right to receive any payment for accumulated sick leave under the provisions of K.S.A. 75-5517, and amendments thereto. No state officer or employee, who receives compensation for accumulated sick leave under this section, shall receive any payment for accumulated sick leave under the provisions of K.S.A. 75-5517, and amendments thereto. Payment for accumulated sick leave under this section shall be made from the state leave payment reserve fund.

(b) For the purposes of retirement employee contributions and retirement benefits, each payment of compensation for accumulated sick leave under this section shall be subject to the applicable provisions of the statutes governing the Kansas public employees retirement system, K.S.A. 74-4901 et seq., and amendments thereto.

(c) The secretary of administration shall adopt rules and regulations necessary to implement the provisions of this section.

History: L. 1996, ch. 255, § 2; L. 2000, ch. 152, § 29; May 25.



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