§ 126‑1.1. Career State employee defined.
For the purposes of this Chapter, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise, "career State employee" means a State employee or an employee of a local entity who is covered by this Chapter pursuant to G.S. 126‑5(a)(2) who:
(1) Is in a permanent position appointment; and
(2) Has been continuously employed by the State of North Carolina or a local entity as provided in G.S. 126‑5(a)(2) in a position subject to the State Personnel Act for the immediate 24 preceding months. (1995, c. 141, s. 1; 2007‑372, s. 1.)