Report Title:

Public Employees

Description:

Requires state employees up to 7 days of paid leave each calendar year to serve as a bone marrow donor and up to 30 days of paid leave each calendar year to serve as an organ donor.

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

H.B. NO.

1318

TWENTY-THIRD LEGISLATURE, 2005

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 


 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYEES.

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

SECTION 1. Chapter 78, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended by adding a new section to be appropriately designated and to read as follows:

"78- Leave of absence to serve as bone marrow donor and organ donor. Any officer or employee in the service of the State or of the several counties shall be entitled to the following:

(1) Seven days of paid leave each calendar year to serve as a bone marrow donor; and

(2) Thirty days of paid leave each calendar year to serve as an organ donor."

SECTION 2. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 3. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

INTRODUCED BY:

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