HOUSE BILL NO. 1010
C 021 L 89
State of Washington 51st Legislature 1989 Regular Session
By Representatives Sayan, Patrick, Wang, Wineberry, R. King, Rector, Dellwo, Winsley, Basich and Day
Prefiled with Chief Clerk 12/30/88. Read first time 1/9/89 and referred to Committee on Commerce & Labor. Referred 1/23/89 to Committee on Appropriations. Referred to Committee on Rules 1/25/89.
AN ACT Relating to disability leave supplement for law enforcement officers and fire fighters; amending RCW 41.04.510; repealing section 9, chapter 462, Laws of 1985 (uncodified); and declaring an emergency.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON:
Sec. 1. Section 3, chapter 462, Laws of 1985 and RCW 41.04.510 are each amended to read as follows:
The disability leave supplement shall be paid as follows:
disability leave supplement shall begin on the sixth ((
day of absence from
work caused by)) calendar day from the date of the injury or illness
which entitles the employee to benefits under RCW 51.32.090. For the
purposes of this section, the day of injury shall constitute the first calendar
(2) One-half of the amount of the supplement as defined in RCW 41.04.505 shall be charged against the accrued paid leave of the employee. In computing such charge, the employer shall convert accumulated days, or other time units as the case may be, to a money equivalent based on the base monthly salary of the employee at the time of the injury or illness. "Base monthly salary" for the purposes of this section means the amount earned by the employee before any voluntary or involuntary payroll deductions, and not including overtime pay.
(3) One-half of the amount of the supplement as defined in RCW 41.04.505 shall be paid by the employer.
If an employee has no accrued paid leave at the time of an injury or illness which entitles him to benefits under RCW 51.32.090, or if accrued paid leave is exhausted during the period of disability, the employee shall receive only that portion of the disability leave supplement prescribed by subsection (3) of this section.
Sec. 2. Section 9, chapter 462, Laws of 1985 (uncodified) is repealed.
NEW SECTION. Sec. 3. This act is necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, or safety, or support of the state government and its existing public institutions, and shall take effect immediately.