CHAPTER 35

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 111

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NOS. 1 & 2

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 13, PART I, TITLE 14 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEES; AND PROVIDING FOR THE ACCUMULATION OF ANNUAL LEAVE AND ABSENCES FOR OTHER REASONS.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:

Section 1. Amend §1318, Chapter 13, Part I, Title 14 of the Delaware Code by re-designating present subsection (h) as new subsection (1), and by adding a new subsection (h) which shall read as follows:

"(h) The maximum amount of annual leave permitted to any employee shall be 1-3/4 days per month. At the end of each fiscal year, the accumulated annual leave of each employee shall equal not more than 42 days. Where, prior to the end of a fiscal year, an employee has accumulated more than 42 days' annual leave, such annual leave shall be adjusted to 42 days at the end of such fiscal year."

Section 2. Persons having more than 42 days accrued annual leave at the time this bill is enacted into law shall have until June 30, 1981, to use said leave under the laws and regulations in existence prior to the enactment of this bill. Any such employee who shall have accumulated annual leave time in excess of 42 days as of June 30, 1981 shall have such annual leave time adjusted to 42 days.

Approved May 12, 1979.