STATE GOVERNMENT AND STATE AFFAIRS
67-5338. Red cross disaster services. An employee of the state of Idaho, who is a certified disaster service volunteer, shall be granted paid leave for an aggregate of up to one hundred twenty (120) work hours, consecutively or nonconnectively, in any twelve (12) month period to participate in disaster relief services for the American red cross. Such leave shall be limited to services related to a disaster of level III, or higher, upon the declaration of the governor or the president of the United States, and shall be in the state of Idaho or a state contiguous to the state of Idaho. The request shall be in writing from an official of the American red cross for such employee’s services. Leave for disaster services shall be in addition to other paid leave or vacation time provided to employees. Part-time employees shall be entitled to leave under this section based on the proportion they work of a forty (40) hour week.
[67-5338, added 2000, ch. 350, sec. 1, p. 1178.]