2020 Arkansas Code
Title 19 - Public Finance
Chapter 4 - State Accounting and Budgetary Procedures
Subchapter 16 - Salaries and Payroll Disbursement
§ 19-4-1604. Salary from two agencies

Universal Citation: AR Code § 19-4-1604 (2020)
  1. (a) Except as provided in subsections (b) and (c) of this section, no person drawing a salary or other compensation from one state agency shall be paid salary or compensation, other than actual expenses, from any other state agency except upon written certification to and approval by the Secretary of the Department of Transformation and Shared Services and by the head of each state agency, stating that:

    1. (1) The work performed for the other state agency does not interfere with the proper and required performance of the person's duties; and

    2. (2) The combined salary payments from the state agencies do not exceed the larger maximum annual salary of the line-item position authorized for either state agency from which the employee is being paid.

  2. (b)

    1. (1) This section does not prohibit a state employee from contracting to temporarily teach as adjunct faculty at a state-supported institution of higher education and thereby receive combined salary payments from the two (2) state agencies in excess of the larger maximum annual salary of the line-item position authorized from either state agency.

    2. (2)

      1. (A) This section does not prohibit a part-time or job-share public defender from receiving compensation from an appellate court for work performed in connection with an indigent client's appeal to the Supreme Court or the Court of Appeals.

      2. (B) A person employed as a full-time public defender who is not provided a state-funded secretary may also seek compensation for appellate work from the Supreme Court or the Court of Appeals.

    3. (3) This section does not allow an employee to be on paid sick leave with a state agency and to be paid a salary or compensation from another state agency.

  3. (c) A person drawing a salary or other compensation from a state agency or institution of higher education shall not be paid a salary or compensation from another institution of higher education except upon the written certification to and approval by the Director of the Division of Higher Education that the:

    1. (1) Work performed for the other state agency or institution of higher education does not interfere with the proper and required performance of the person's duties; and

    2. (2) Combined salary payments from the state agency and institution of higher education do not exceed the larger maximum annual salary of the line-item position authorized for either the agency or institution of higher education from which the employee is being paid.

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