CHAPTER 29. MISCELLANEOUS BOARDS AND OFFICERS.

§29–6-28. Leave time for organ donation.

(a) A full-time state employee shall receive up to one hundred twenty hours of leave with pay during each calendar year to use during those hours when the employee is absent from work because of the employee's donation of any portion of an adult liver or because of the employee's donation of an adult kidney.

(b) A full-time state employee shall receive up to fifty-six hours of leave with pay during each calendar year to use during those hours when the employee is absent from work because of the employee's donation of adult bone marrow.

(c) An appointing authority shall compensate a full-time state employee who uses leave granted under this section at the employee's regular rate of pay for those regular work hours during which the employee is absent from work.

(d) The Director of Personnel shall provide information about this section to full-time employees.

(e) The Legislature hereby encourages political subdivisions and private employers in this state to grant their full-time employees paid leave similar to the paid leave granted to full-time state employees under this section.

Bills Affecting §29-6-28

2002 Regular Session: SB169
2003 Regular Session: SB119
2004 Regular Session: SB77
2005 Regular Session: HB2924
2005 Regular Session: SB11
2005 Regular Session: SB240
2006 Regular Session: HB2924
2017 Regular Session: SB408