CHAPTER 124

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 174

AS AMENDED BY SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 55, TITLE 29 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO APPROVED LEAVES OF ABSENCE.

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

Section 1. Amend Subsection 5501(b), Chapter 55, Title 29 of the Delaware Code by adding a new paragraph (12) which shall read as follows and renumbering subsequent paragraphs appropriately:

"(12) Approved leave granted to an employee without pay, for a definite period of time, authorized by the head of the employee's department or agency to assume an elected position in an employee organization as defined in Chapter 40, Title 14, Chapter 13, Title 19 and Chapter 16, Title 19, provided that the employee pays into the Fund three months following the conclusion of such leave contributions equal to the sum of the employee contributions and state appropriations which would have been made to the Fund based on the salary paid to the employee by the employee organization during such periods of such leave, with the amount of such contributions to be determined in accordance with rules and regulations adopted by the Board."

Section 2. Amend Subsection 5522(a), Chapter 55, Title 29, Delaware Code by deleting the phrase "Subsection 5501(b)(4) or (5)H and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "Subsection 5501(b)(4), (5), and (12)."

Section 3. Amend Subsection 5522(c), Chapter 55, Title 29, Delaware Code by deleting the phrase "Subsection 5501 (b)(4) or (5)H and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "Subsection 5501(b)(4), (5), and (12)."

Section 4. Amend Subsection 5523(a), Chapter 55, Title 29, Delaware Code by deleting the phrase "Subsection 5501(b)(4) or (5)" and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "Subsection 5501(b)(4), (5), and (12)."

Section 5. Amend Subsection 5524(a), Chapter 55, Title 29, Delaware Code by deleting the phrase "Subsection 5501(b)(4) or (5)" and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "Subsection 5501(b)(4), (5), and (12)."

Section 6. Amend Subsection 5528(a), Chapter 55, Title 29 Delaware Code by deleting the phrase "Subsection 5501(b)(4) or (5)" and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "Subsection 5501(b)(4), (5), and (12)."

Section 7. Amend §5501(b)(1), Chapter 55, Title 29, Delaware Code, by striking the phrase and (11)" as the same appears in said subsection (b)(I) and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

"(11) and (12)."

Section 8. This Act shall be effective upon the signature of the Governor.

Approved July 17, 1989.