§ 16-59-7.1. Permanent status for non-classified employees.
All non-classified employees of the council on postsecondary education who shall have twenty (20) years, not necessarily consecutive, of service credit, these credits having been earned in either the classified, non-classified, or unclassified service or any combination of these, shall be deemed to have acquired full status in their positions as the status is defined by § 36-4-59; provided that this provision shall not apply to those employees whose base entry date is after August 7, 1996; and provided that this provision shall not apply to faculty employed by the council on postsecondary education nor shall it apply to non-classified employees who have acquired tenure as faculty.
(P.L. 1988, ch. 527, § 1; P.L. 1996, ch. 326, § 1; P.L. 2014, ch. 145, art. 20, § 5.)