CHAPTER 84 - LEAVE OF ABSENCE TO STATE EMPLOYEES IN CERTAIN CASES

AN ACT GRANTING LEAVE OF ABSENCE TO EMPLOYEES OF THE STATE AND PRESERVING THEIR RIGHT TO PRIORITY AND ADVANCEMENT IN CERTAIN CASES.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:

Section 1. That in the case of any employee of this State, who is called to the service of, or voluntarily enters the Armed Forces of, the United States of America, or the National Guard of the State of Delaware when in continuous active service, the State Agency, Board, Department or other employing officer or agency of this State, employing such employee, is hereby authorized and directed to grant to such employee 'a leave of absence which shall cover the entire period of said service, not exceeding three years, or until the term of service, to which such employee has been called or volunteered, has been terminated, and, upon the completion of such leave of absence and service, to reinstate such employee in the position which such employee held at the time that such leave of absence was granted; and thereafter such employee shall be continued in such employment under the same terms and conditions as if such employee had been in the continuous service of such employing agency during the period of the said leave of absence. Any person who may be appointed to replace any such employee as above referred to, shall be appointed only for the period covered by such leave of absence.

Approved April 9, 1941.