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     3-8-13.   Longevity pay for state employees. Any state employee who is employed in a position that is eligible for longevity pay and has at least seven years of employment with the State of South Dakota is entitled to longevity compensation. The longevity compensation for years of employment seven to ten, inclusive, is one hundred dollars. The longevity compensation for years of employment eleven to fourteen, inclusive, is equal to ten dollars per year of employment until the fifteenth year of service at which time the longevity pay shall be equal to fifteen dollars per year of service. Longevity pay shall increase at five dollar increments thereafter for each additional five years of employment. The longevity compensation may not be affected by any other compensation and classification plan except that the longevity compensation shall be distributed in the same manner and form as prescribed in § 3-8-6. Longevity compensation is payable annually in one lump sum. Any employee due any portion of the employee's longevity payment upon retirement and meeting the definition of a participant as set out in subdivision 3-13A-2(8) shall have any such lump-sum payment transmitted to the fund pursuant to the provisions of § 3-13A-5. The commissioner of the Bureau of Human Resources shall promulgate rules pursuant to chapter 1-26 to determine the state employee position categories that are eligible for longevity pay, the criteria for payment for prior years of service, the date for payment, and the type of service that may be used to calculate longevity. The only employees of the Board of Regents eligible for longevity pay are those nonfaculty permanent full-time employees who are customarily employed for twenty hours or more a week at least six months a year.
     Any agent, patrolman, or employee of the Division of Highway Patrol of the Department of Public Safety may elect to receive longevity pay under this section or under § 32-2-10, but may not receive longevity pay under both provisions at the same time.

Source: SL 1990, ch 32, § 1; SL 1991, ch 34; SL 1995, ch 16; SL 2003, ch 272 (Ex. Ord. 03-1), § 21; SL 2004, ch 43, § 27; SL 2012, ch 23, § 94.


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