Amendment #287 to H3600

Sick Time Reform

Representatives Jones of North Reading, Hill of Ipswich, Poirier of North Attleborough, Gifford of Wareham, Frost of Auburn and Smola of Warren move to amend the bill by adding the following sections:-

“SECTION XX. Section 31A of chapter 29 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2014 Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding the following subsection:- (e) No employee of the commonwealth shall accrue more than one thousand hours of unused sick leave credits.

SECTION XX. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, any employee of the commonwealth who has accrued more than one thousand hours of unused sick leave credits as of the effective date of this act shall not accrue credits in excess of those credits, but may accrue credits for any sick time that is used after the effective date of this act.

SECTION XX. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, section 1 shall take effect for any employee of the commonwealth who has accrued not more than one thousand hours of unused sick leave credits, on the effective date of this act.

SECTION XX. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the personnel administrator shall promulgate revised rules under the second paragraph of section 28 of chapter 7 of the General Laws to incorporate the changes enacted in section 1, which revisions shall take effect as soon as practicable after the effective date of this act.”


Amendment #287 to H3600

Sick Time Reform

Representative:

Sean Garballey

Stephan Hay