SB 130 – State Employees/Paid Parental Leave

Primary Sponsors: Sen. Danny Britt (R-Columbus), Sen. Joyce Krawiec (R-Forsyth), Sen. Jay Chaudhuri (D-Wake)

Bill Summary

This bill would provide paid parental leave for birth and adoption with reporting requirements. This bill would require the State Human resources Commission with the State Board of Community Colleges and the State Board of Education to adopt policies to share leave voluntarily with another employee for paid parental leave.

The donee must be a full-time employee in a full time position that has been continuously enrolled for at least 12 months. The employee must certify, in good faith, an intent to return to the state for employment for at least a year.

The donor donating leave is not required to be employed by the same State agency/Department of the employee who is receiving leave.


  • Only available within the first 12 weeks (after birth/adoption)
  • Only available without the exhaustion of the employee’s sick and vacation leave
  • May not be used for retirement purposes

Bill Movement

This bill was filed on February 26, 2019.