Bill Summary for S 355 (2021-2022)

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Apr 27 2021

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View NCGA Bill Details2021
Senate Bill 355 (Public) Filed Thursday, March 25, 2021
AN ACT TO STRENGTHEN CONFIDENCE IN GOVERNMENT BY INCREASING ACCESSIBILITY TO PUBLIC PERSONNEL HIRING, FIRING, AND PERFORMANCE RECORDS.
Intro. by Sanderson, Rabon, Krawiec.

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Senate committee substitute amends the 1st edition as follows. 

Further modifies GS 126-23, which provides directives for State personnel recordkeeping by each department, agency, institution, commission and bureau of the State, to specify that the directives set forth also apply to entities and persons defined in GS 116-2, which sets forth the defined terms for Article 1 of GS Chapter 116, governing the University of North Carolina.

Further amends GS 153A-98, which governs the privacy of county employee personnel records, to define employee to include employees of county officers and former employees of the county or county officers (was defined to include former employees of the county).

Adds the following content. Amends GS 131E-257.2, which governs the personnel records of public hospital employees to require records to show the date and general description of the reasons for each promotion, demotion, dismissal, transfer, suspension, separation, or other change in position classification (previously required to include the date of the most recent promotion, demotion, transfer, suspension, and separation or other change in position). 

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