WSR 10-14-123



[ Filed July 7, 2010, 10:29 a.m. ]

Original Notice.

Exempt from preproposal statement of inquiry under RCW 34.05.310(4).

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: WAC 357-31-600 Is there a limit to the amount of sick leave a participating employee may withdraw from a sick leave pool?

Hearing Location(s): Department of Personnel, 521 Capitol Way South, Olympia, WA, on August 12, 2010, at 8:30 a.m.

Date of Intended Adoption: August 12, 2010.

Submit Written Comments to: Connie Goff, Department of Personnel, P.O. Box 47500, e-mail, fax (360) 586-4694, by August 5, 2010. FOR DOP TRACKING PURPOSES PLEASE NOTE ON SUBMITTED COMMENTS "FORMAL COMMENT."

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact department of personnel by August 5, 2010, TTY (360) 753-4107 or (360) 586-8260.

Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: This is a housekeeping change due to the passage of ESSB 6724 which addresses the shared leave program.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapter 41.06 RCW.

Statute Being Implemented: RCW 41.06.150.

Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.

Name of Proponent: , governmental.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Kristie Wilson, 521 Capitol Way South, (360) 664-6408; Implementation and Enforcement: Department of personnel.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW.

A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328.

July 7, 2010

Eva N. Santos



AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 07-11-095, filed 5/16/07, effective 7/1/07)

WAC 357-31-600   Is there a limit to the amount of sick leave a participating employee may withdraw from a sick leave pool?   A participating employee may not withdraw more than ((two hundred sixty-one)) five hundred twenty-two days from a sick leave pool for the entire duration of state employment. The ((two hundred sixty-one)) five hundred twenty-two days includes any days an employee has received under the Washington shared leave program. One day equals eight hours of leave.

[Statutory Authority: Chapter 41.06 RCW. 07-11-095, 357-31-600, filed 5/16/07, effective 7/1/07.]

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