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SB-646 State Civil Service Act: adverse action: notice. (2017-2018)



As Amends the Law Today


SECTION 1.

 Section 19635 of the Government Code is amended to read:

19635.
 (a)  No adverse action shall be valid against any state employee for any cause for discipline based on any civil service law of this state, unless notice of the adverse action is served within three years after the cause for discipline, upon which the notice is based, first arose. Adverse action based on fraud, embezzlement, or the falsification of records shall be valid, if notice of the adverse action is served within three years after the discovery of the fraud, embezzlement, or falsification.
(b) If the cause for discipline was discovered on or after January 1, 2018, no adverse action shall be valid against any state employee for any cause for discipline based on any civil service law of this state, unless notice of the adverse action is served within one year after the cause for discipline, upon which the notice is based, first arose. This subdivision shall not apply to an adverse action based on fraud, embezzlement, or falsification of records.