CHAPTER 93

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 51, TITLE 29, DELAWARE CODE, BY ADDING A NEW SECTION CONCERNING THE ELECTION OF STATE EMPLOYEES TO PUBLIC OFFICE; LEAVE OF ABSENCE.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware:

Section 1. Amend Chapter 51, Title 29, Delaware Code, by adding a new section thereto to read as follows:

§ 5110. Election of employee to public office; leave

In the event any employee of this State, including any employee of the public schools, is elected to any public office provided for by the Constitution of the State of Delaware or the Delaware Code, such employee shall be granted such leave of absence without pay as is reasonable and necessary to perform his duties in such office. Upon the completion of such leave, the employee shall be reinstated in the position which he held at the time such leave of absence was granted.

Approved June 18, 1959.