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Government Code - GOV

TITLE 2. GOVERNMENT OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA [8000 - 22980]

  ( Title 2 enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 134. )

DIVISION 5. PERSONNEL [18000 - 22980]

  ( Division 5 added by Stats. 1945, Ch. 123. )

PART 2.6. PERSONNEL ADMINISTRATION [19815 - 19999.7]

  ( Part 2.6 added by Stats. 1981, Ch. 230, Sec. 55. )

CHAPTER 2.5. Days and Hours of Work [19851 - 19991.14]

  ( Chapter 2.5 added by Stats. 1981, Ch. 230, Sec. 55. )

ARTICLE 2.5. Annual Leave [19858.3 - 19858.7]
  ( Article 2.5 added by Stats. 1986, Ch. 657, Sec. 4. )

19858.3.
  

This article shall apply to all of the following:

(a) Employees who are excluded from the definition of “state employee” in subdivision (c) of Section 3513.

(b) Nonelected officers of the executive branch of government exempt from civil service designated by the department as eligible to receive managerial benefits.

(c) A State Traffic Sergeant in the California Highway Patrol.

(d) Commencing January 1, 1989, employees in a state bargaining unit for which a memorandum of understanding has been agreed to by the state employer and the recognized employee organization to be subject to this article and has been approved by the Legislature pursuant to law.

(Amended by Stats. 1999, Ch. 457, Sec. 5. Effective September 21, 1999.)

19858.4.
  

In lieu of the sick leave and vacation provisions of Sections 19858.1 and 19859, eligible employees, as defined by subdivisions (a), (b), and (c) of Section 19858.3, may elect to participate in an annual leave program. Each employee who has elected to participate in the annual leave program and who is employed full time shall receive credit for annual leave with pay in accordance with the following schedule:

  1 month to 3 years ........................

11 hours per month

 37 months to 10 years  ........................

15 hours per month

121 months to 15 years  ........................

17 hours per month

181 months to 20 years  ........................

18 hours per month

241 months to 25 years  ........................

19 hours per month

301 months and over  ........................

20 hours per month

Part-time and hourly employees shall accrue proportional annual leave credits based on the schedule in this section. The time when annual leave shall be taken shall be determined by the appointing power of the officer or employee. Employees shall have use of any accrued sick leave they have accrued at the time they elect the annual leave program under the same conditions as other employees not participating in the program.

The department shall provide by rule for the regulation and accumulation of annual leave, the effect of an absence from the payroll of 10 work days or less in any calendar month upon credit for annual leave, methods by which employees leaving the employment of one state agency and entering the employment of another state agency may be compensated for, transfer, or otherwise receive proper credit for, their accumulated annual leave, and other provisions necessary for the administration of this section.

(Amended by Stats. 1999, Ch. 457, Sec. 6. Effective September 21, 1999.)

19858.5.
  

In lieu of sick leave and vacation provisions of Sections 19858.1 and 19859, eligible employees, as defined by subdivision (d) of Section 19858.3, may participate in an annual leave program subject to the conditions of the appropriate memorandum of understanding. Each employee who participates in the annual leave program and who is employed full time shall receive credit for annual leave with pay in accordance with the following schedule:

  1 month to 3 years  ........................

11 hours per month

 37 months to 10 years  ........................

14 hours per month

121 months to 15 years  ........................

16 hours per month

181 months to 20 years  ........................

17 hours per month

241 months and over  ........................

18 hours per month

Part-time and hourly employees shall accrue proportional annual leave credits based on the schedule in this section. The time when annual leave shall be taken shall be determined by the appointing power of the officer or employee. Employees shall have use of any accrued sick leave they have accrued at the time they elect the annual leave program under the same conditions as other employees not participating in the program.

The department shall provide by rule for the regulation and accumulation of annual leave, the effect of an absence from the payroll of 10 work days or less in any calendar month upon credit for annual leave, methods by which employees leaving the employment of one state agency and entering the employment of another state agency may be compensated for, transfer, or otherwise receive proper credit for, their accumulated annual leave, and other provisions necessary for the administration of this section.

(Amended by Stats. 1999, Ch. 457, Sec. 7. Effective September 21, 1999.)

19858.7.
  

Notwithstanding Section 19839, upon applying for retirement, a person entitled to a lump-sum payment for any unused or accumulated annual leave may elect to take all or any portion of that annual leave rather than accept the lump-sum payment on or prior to the effective date of retirement.

(Added by Stats. 1991, Ch. 1108, Sec. 1. Effective October 14, 1991.)

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