Bill Summary for S 607 (2023-2024)

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Apr 26 2023

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View NCGA Bill Details2023-2024 Session
Senate Bill 607 (Public) Filed Wednesday, April 5, 2023
Intro. by Alexander, Jarvis, Ford.

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Senate amendment makes the following changes to the 2nd edition. Amends GS 162-6.3 (pertaining to temporary employment needs of Cabinet and Council of State agencies) to require the Office of State Human Resources to also prohibit divisions (in addition to agencies) based on individual budget code, having an invoice more than 90 days past due and (was, or) over $200,000 to OSHR, from acquiring new temporary employees.  Amends the exception to employment bar detailed above by now specifying that failure to recruit for the class of temporary job assignments will cause severe harm to the agency's ability to provide services (was, vital services) to the public, in addition to other condition listed in the act.   Amends GS 162-6.3(a6) to specify that for any temporary employee that is not entered and monitored through the BEACON system, the agency must record the time worked by each temporary employee in the agency (was, each State agency granted an exception under this section from using the Temporary Solutions Program and any Council of State agency that elected to not use the Temporary Solutions Program shall record the time worked by each temporary employee in the agency) in specifying specific information that must be reported to OSHR.  Amends definition of intern to mean a student who, regardless of the number of credit hours enrolled, works to gain occupational experience for a period of time not to exceed at least one academic semester (was, not to exceed three months).