Title 67 Chapter 19 Section 14

State Officers and Employees
Utah State Personnel Management Act
Section 14
Sick leave -- Definitions -- Unused sick days retirement programs -- Rulemaking.

            

67-19-14.   Sick leave -- Definitions -- Unused sick days retirement programs -- Rulemaking.

            (1) As used in this section through Section 67-19-14.4:

            (a) "Continuing medical and life insurance benefits" means the state provided policy of medical insurance and the state provided portion of a policy of life insurance, each offered at the same:

            (i) benefit level and the same proportion of state/member participation in the total premium costs as an active member as defined in Section 49-11-102; and

            (ii) coverage level for a member, two person, or family policy as provided to the member at the time of retirement.

            (b) "Converted sick leave" means leave that has been converted from unused sick leave in accordance with Section 67-19-14.1 which may be used by an employee in the same manner as:

            (i) annual leave;

            (ii) sick leave; or

            (iii) unused accumulated sick leave after the employee's retirement for the purchase of continuing medical and life insurance benefits under Sections 67-19-14.2, 67-19-14.3, and 67-19-14.4.

            (2) In accordance with Title 63G, Chapter 3, Utah Administrative Rulemaking Act, the executive director shall make rules:

            (a) for the procedures to implement the provisions of this section through Section 67-19-14.4; and

            (b) to establish the maximum number of hours of converted sick leave an employee may accrue.

            (3) The Division of Finance shall develop and maintain a system of accounting for employee sick leave and converted sick leave as necessary to implement the provisions of this section through Section 67-19-14.4.


Amended by Chapter 109, 2013 General Session