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Senate Bill 0316

Senate Bill 0316

ARCHIVE (2004)

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DIGEST OF SB 316 (Updated February 18, 2004 1:31 pm - DI 96)

Employment absence for volunteer firefighters. Prohibits a political subdivision from disciplining an employee who is a volunteer firefighter for being absent from employment when the employee is responding to a fire or emergency call. Specifies that this absence is not a violation of the ghost employment statute, and that the supervisor of the employee who has authorized the absence has not committed ghost employment. Allows the employee to initiate a civil action against a political subdivision employer who disciplines the employee for this reason. Authorizes a political subdivision employer to request proof that the employee was engaged in fire or emergency activity when absent.
    Current Status:
    Out of Committee 2nd House
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