SB 1315

An Act relating to education employees; amending 70 O.S. 2021, Section 6-104.1, as amended by Section 2, Chapter 291, O.S.L. 2023 (70 O.S. Supp. 2023, Section 6-104.1), which relates to leave without pay for teachers; providing for adoption leave; updating statutory reference; amending 70 O.S. 2021, Section 6-104.5, as amended by Section 3, Chapter 291, O.S.L. 2023 (70 O.S. Supp. 2023, Section 6-104.5), which relates to pay deductions for certain leave; providing for adoption leave; updating statutory reference; amending 70 O.S. 2021, Section 6-104.6, as amended by Section 4, Chapter 291, O.S.L. 2023 (70 O.S. Supp. 2023, Section 6-104.6), which relates to establishment of leave sharing program; providing for adoption leave; updating statutory references; amending Section 1, Chapter 291, O.S.L. 2023 (70 O.S. Supp. 2023, Section 6-104.8), which relates to maternity leave for education employees; providing for adoption leave; removing requirement that certain employees be employed for certain time period to be eligible for certain leave; providing for division of adoption leave under certain circumstances; removing certain statutory references; providing for certain employees to not be prohibited from using accrued sick leave following exhaustion of maternity or adoption leave; modifying name of revolving fund; updating statutory reference; requiring the Legislature to provide adequate funding to certain revolving fund; amending Section 7, Chapter 291, O.S.L. 2023 (70 O.S. Supp. 2023, Section 6-104.9), which relates to the Public School Paid Maternity Leave Revolving Fund; modifying name of revolving fund; modifying purpose; updating statutory reference; amending Section 8, Chapter 291, O.S.L. 2023 (70 O.S. Supp. 2023, Section 6-104.10), which relates to the Education Employee Paid Maternity Leave Revolving Fund; modifying name of revolving fund; modifying purpose; updating statutory reference; amending 10A O.S. 2021, Section 2-7-202, as amended by Section 5, Chapter 291, O.S.L. 2023 (10A O.S. Supp. 2023, Section 2-7-202), which relates to duties of the Office of Juvenile Affairs; providing for adoption leave; updating statutory reference; amending 57 O.S. 2021, Section 510.6a, as amended by Section 6, Chapter 291, O.S.L. 2023 (57 O.S. Supp. 2023, Section 510.6a), which relates to salaries for correctional teachers; updating statutory references; providing for adoption leave; providing an effective date; and declaring an emergency. (FIL )

Status:
Eligible for a Floor Vote

Location: 
Senate Floor

Session:
2024 Regular Session

NOTES

Expands paid maternity leave eligibility for school employees. Removes requirements for employees to work in the district for a certain amount of time. Allows maternity leave for adoption. 

December 20, 2023