AN ACT TO MAKE THE STATEWIDE GENERAL ELECTION DAY AN OFFICIAL STATE HOLIDAY, TO AMEND THE STATE HUMAN RESOURCES ACT TO MAKE THAT DAY A PAID HOLIDAY FOR STATE EMPLOYEES, AND TO APPROPRIATE FUNDS FOR THAT PURPOSE.
Amends GS 103-4 by making each statewide general election day a legal public holiday. Amends GS 126-4, requiring the State Human Resources Commission to count each statewide general election day as a paid holiday. Makes conforming changes.
Effective July 1, 2022, appropriates $50,000 for 2022-23 from the General Fund to the Office of State Human Resources to implement the act.