Sec. 2 AAC 07.500 - When a leave of absence may be granted

ยง 2 AAC 07.500. When a leave of absence may be granted

The principal executive officer may grant a leave of absence from a position under any of the following conditions:

(1) to permit a permanent employee of the classified service to accept an appointive position in the exempt or partially exempt service upon a finding by the principal executive officer that such leave is in the best interest of the department; the granting of such leave must be in writing with a copy provided to the employee and the director before the leave begins; such leave may be for a period not to exceed four years but may be extended in writing by the principal executive officer for additional periods;

(2) upon application by a permanent or probationary employee for disability because of sickness or injury such leave is limited to one month for each full month of probationary/permanent service up to a maximum of 24 months; the principal executive officer may from time to time require the employee to submit a certificate from the attending physician or from a designated physician as evidence that the leave should be continued; entitlements to time off from work provided by federal or state statute or regulation run concurrently with the provisions of this regulation;

(3) upon application by a permanent or probationary employee for travel or study calculated to equip the employee to render more effective service to the state;

(4) upon application by a permanent or probationary employee to accept a substitute appointment to a position from which an incumbent of record is on military leave covered under 38 U.S.C. 4301 - 4334 (Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act) or an approved leave under (1) - (3) of this section.

(In effect before 6/28/84; am 6/28/84, Register 91; am 8/24/94, Register 137; am 8/25/2005, Register 175; am 4/15/2007, Register 182)

The 8/24/94 amendments to 2 AAC 07.500(1) first appeared in print in the Alaska Administrative Code with Register 137 (April 1996).

Authority:AS 39.20.225

AS 39.25.150

AS 39.25.195

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