01 ncac 35B .0304 terms of contributions/designated campaign
(a) If an employee chooses to contribute to an Independent Organization or Federation through the SECC, he or she shall designate an Independent Organization or Federation to receive the contribution that has been approved in accordance with Rule .0204 of this Subchapter. A list of approved Charitable Organizations shall be provided to each employee by the SECC. Any funds designated to an organization that has not been approved shall be treated as Undesignated Funds and be distributed in accordance with Rule .0305 of this Section.
(b) Campaign Contributions may be made by payroll deduction, personal check, or credit card. If an employee chooses to use the payroll deduction method of contribution, he or she shall agree to have the deduction continued for one year with equal amounts deducted from each pay period. If the employee authorized payroll deduction or credit card, the minimum amount of the deduction is five dollars per month. Payroll deductions shall be processed pursuant to G.S. 143B-426.40A.
(c) All one time contributions shall be a minimum of ten dollars ($10.00) annually per Independent Organization or Federation. If a designation does not comply with the minimum contribution it shall be treated as Undesignated Funds and be distributed in accordance with Rule .0305 of this Section.
(d) An employee shall not change the Independent Organization or Federation designated contribution outside of the Campaign Solicitation Period.
(e) When the total contribution for the Independent Organization or Federation is two hundred fifty dollars ($250.00) or less, the SECC Advisory Committee shall direct the contribution be made in a lump sum the first quarter to the recipient Independent Organization or Federation. Interest earnings shall be disbursed to the Independent Organization or Federation based on its proportionate share of the total gross contributions if an interest-bearing account is established.
History Note: Authority G.S. 143-340(26);
Eff. April 1, 2020.