Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware:
Section 1. Section 1318, Title 14, Delaware Code, is amended by adding a new sub-section (f) following the present subsection (e) :
(f) In the case of persons with a personal problem, an employee may be absent without loss of pay on no more than three calendar days per year ; except in the judgment of the Chief School Officer additional days are warranted. The days so lost are to be counted against the sick leave of employees. Personal problems shall be defined as attendance at graduation or for special recognition services, subpoenaed by a court provided the employee is not a party to the suit, physical examination for Selective Service purposes or other matters of a nonrecurring nature pre-approved by the Chief School Officer.