2017 Arkansas Code
Title 19 - Public Finance
Chapter 4 - State Accounting and Budgetary Procedures
Subchapter 16 - Salaries and Payroll Disbursement
§ 19-4-1613. Lump-sum terminal pay

Universal Citation: AR Code § 19-4-1613 (2017)
  • (a) Upon termination, resignation, retirement, death, or other action by which a person ceases to be an active employee of a state agency, the amount due the employee or his or her estate, including any accrued unpaid annual or holiday leave which is due in accordance with the policies of the state agency and lump-sum payments of sick leave balances upon retirement as provided by law, may, and should, be included in the final pay to the employee or his or her estate for the employee's active work, even though the final payment of salary or wages may exceed one-twenty-sixth (1/26) or other fractional amount based upon days, weeks, or months of the employee's annual authorized compensation at the date active employment ceases.
  • (b) No employee receiving the additional compensation shall return to state employment until the number of days for which he or she received additional compensation has expired.
  • (c) Payment of the additional compensation shall not be considered as exceeding the maximum for a position so authorized.
  • (d) If an employee receives compensation for unused sick leave at retirement pursuant to § 21-4-501 and returns to state employment, the employee shall not be required to wait until the expiration of the number of days for which he or she received additional compensation before returning to state employment or to repay the amount of the compensation.
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