2001 - 2002 LEGISLATURE
May 15, 2001 - Introduced by
Joint committee on Employment Relations.
Referred to Committee on Labor and Workforce Development.
1An Act to amend
230.35 (2r) (b) and 230.35 (2r) (c) of the statutes; relating to:
2expansion of the catastrophic leave program administered by the department
3of employment relations.
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
Under current law, the department of employment relations administers a
catastrophic leave program under which classified state employees may donate
certain types and amounts of leave credits to other classified employees who have
been granted an unpaid leave of absence on account of a catastrophic need. This bill
provides that this program applies to all state employees, not just classified
For further information see the state fiscal estimate, which will be printed as
an appendix to this bill.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do
enact as follows:
AB398, s. 1
230.35 (2r) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
(b) The secretary may establish, by rule, a catastrophic leave 6
program that permits classified
employees to donate certain types and amounts of
leave credits to other classified
employees who have been granted an unpaid leave
2of absence on account of absent from pay status because of
a catastrophic need for 3
there is no paid leave benefits or replacement income available. The 4
secretary shall determine the types and amounts of leave credits that may be 5
AB398, s. 2
230.35 (2r) (c) of the statutes is amended to read:
(c) No classified
employee may grieve under an agency's grievance 8
procedure any appointing authority's decision relating to a catastrophic leave 9
program under this subsection or appeal any such decision to the commission under 10
s. 230.44 or 230.45 (1) (c).