Senate Bill No. 682
(By Senators Kessler, White, Jenkins, Dempsey, Hunter, Minard and
[Introduced March 21, 2005; referred to the Committee
A BILL to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by
adding thereto a new section, designated §15-2-52, relating to
establishing a leave donation program for the State Trooper's
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 Trooper's Association leave donation program.
(a) Notwithstanding any provision of this code to the
contrary, members of the West Virginia Trooper's Association may
donate annual leave time to the President of the West Virginia
Trooper's 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 or designee, each, use more than three days in a workweek
at a time. The donated annual leave may be used by the president
or designee in the performance of his or her duties including, but
not limited to: (1) Assistance to members; (2) business of the
association; and (3) attendance at meetings and conferences related
to the purposes of the West Virginia Trooper's Association.
(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 used
his or her annual leave. While the President of the Association or
his or her designee are using donated annual leave, all payroll
deductions and employee status are maintained as if he or she had
used his or her regularly accrued annual leave.
NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to provide for a leave
donation program to allow members of the State Trooper's
Association to donate accumulated leave time to the president and
designee of the President of the State Trooper's Association.
This section is new; therefore, strike-throughs and
underscoring have been omitted.