22 U.S. Code § 4083 - Required leave

(a) Criteria; length of continuous service
The Secretary may order a member of the Service (other than a member employed under section 3951 of this title) who is a citizen of the United States to take a leave of absence under section 6305 of title 5 (without regard to the introductory clause of subsection (a) of that section), upon completion by that member of 12 months of continuous service abroad. The Secretary shall order on such a leave of absence a member of the Service (other than a member employed under section 3951 of this title) who is a citizen of the United States as soon as possible after completion by that member of 3 years of continuous service abroad.
(b) Place leave may be taken
Leave ordered under this section may be taken in the United States or its territories, including American Samoa, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and the United States Virgin Islands.
(c) Availability for work or duties in Department
While on a leave of absence ordered under this section, the services of any member of the Service shall be available for such work or duties in the Department or elsewhere as the Secretary may prescribe, but the time of such work or duties shall not be counted as leave.

Source

(Pub. L. 96–465, title I, § 903,Oct. 17, 1980, 94 Stat. 2127; Pub. L. 103–236, title I, § 180(a)(8),Apr. 30, 1994, 108 Stat. 416; Pub. L. 109–234, title I, § 1602(d)(2),June 15, 2006, 120 Stat. 442; Pub. L. 110–321, § 2(2),Sept. 19, 2008, 122 Stat. 3535.)
Amendments

2008—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 110–321substituted “or its territories, including American Samoa, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and the United States Virgin Islands” for “, its territories and possessions, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico”.
2006—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 109–234, which directed substitution of “12 months” for “18 months” in section 903(a) of the Foreign Service Act, was executed to subsec. (a) of this section, which is section 903 of the Foreign Service Act of 1980, to reflect the probable intent of Congress.
1994—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 103–236inserted “(other than a member employed under section 3951 of this title)” after “member of the Service” in two places.

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