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76-741.Withholding or setoff of payroll and other amounts payable to officers or employees of institutions for fines, fees or penalties owed; authorization by state board of regents; policies and procedures. (a) Upon specific authorization of the state board of regents and in accordance with policies adopted pursuant to this section, a state educational institution under the control and supervision of the state board of regents may withhold payroll warrants or other warrants of the state issued to any officer or employee of that institution until the payment to the institution of all fines, fees and penalties owed by such officer or employee to the institution.

(b) Upon specific authorization of the state board of regents and in accordance with policies adopted pursuant to this section, each state educational institution under the control and supervision of the state board of regents may setoff for any fines, fees or penalties owed to the institution by any officer or employee of that institution against any salary, other compensation or other amounts payable to such officer or employee.

(c) The state board of regents shall adopt policies governing the procedures and conditions under which state educational institutions may withhold state warrants under subsection (a) or the exercise of the right of setoff under subsection (b) prior to granting any such authority under this section. The state board of regents shall notify the director of accounts and reports of all policies adopted and authorizations granted under this section.

(d) The director of accounts and reports shall prescribe procedures under the central accounting system for state agencies, including the system of centralized accounting for receivables, to provide for necessary reporting, procedures and transactions to effectuate the withholding of warrants and the setoff of amounts owed under this section.

History: L. 1980, ch. 260, § 2; July 1.



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2017. Powered by KLISS. Rendered: 2017-10-16T22:33:55. Head Rev No: 273782