H. B. 3197
(By Delegates Mahan, Stalnaker, Campbell, Staton,
Poling, Varner, Boggs, Martin and Hrutkay)
[Introduced March 24, 2005; referred to the
Committee on Finance.]
A BILL to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by
adding thereto a new section, designated §15-2-52, relating to
providing for a leave donation program for the president of
the West Virginia Troopers' Association.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, be amended
by adding thereto a new section, designated §15-2-52, to read as
ARTICLE 2. WEST VIRGINIA STATE POLICE.
§15-2-52. State Troopers' Association Leave Donation Program.
(a) Notwithstanding any provision of the code to the contrary,
members of the West Virginia Troopers' Association shall be able to
donate annual leave time to the president of the West Virginia
Troopers' Association or his or her designee on an equal hour for
hour exchange use. The accumulated donated annual leave may not exceed one hundred twenty days in a fiscal year nor shall the
president and/or designee, each, use more than three days in a work
week at a time. The donated annual leave may be used by the
president or his or her designee in the performance of his or her
duties which includes, but is not limited to: Assistance to
members; business of the Association and attendance at meetings and
conferences related to the purposes of the West Virginia Troopers'
(b) When the president of the Association or his or her
designee uses the donated annual leave he or she is considered on
personal annual leave of absence with pay just as if he or she had
used his or her annual leave. While the president or his or her
designee is donated annual leave, all payroll deductions and
employee status shall be maintained as if he or she had used their
regularly accrued annual leave.
NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to provide for the State
Troopers' Association Leave Donation Program.
This section is new; therefore, strike-throughs and
underscoring have been omitted.