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Current law provides for the circumstances under which a an administrative head of a state agency may approve emergency leave without a deduction in pay for a state employee. An example of this would be to attend to a death in the family.
This legislation provides accountability by requiring that in order to approve emergency leave without deduction in pay an administrative head must believe in good faith "that the employee being granted the emergency leave intends to return to the employee’s position with the agency on expiration of the period of emergency leave."
An administrative head would also be allowed grant leave without deduction in salary
to a state employee who is the subject of an investigation conducted by the