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§ 126‑8.1.  Paid leavefor certain athletic competition.

(a)        As used in thissection, the term "United States team" includes any group leader,coach, official, trainer, or athlete who is a member of an official UnitedStates delegation in Pan American, Olympic or international athleticcompetition.

(b)        Any State employeeor public school employee paid by State funds who has been chosen to be amember of a United States team for Pan American, Olympic or internationalcompetition shall be granted paid leave, in addition to annual and sick leavethat person is otherwise entitled to, for the sole purpose of training for andcompeting in that competition. The paid leave shall be for the period of theofficial training camp and competition or 30 days a year, whichever is less.

(c)        The Department ofAdministration may adopt such rules and regulations as are reasonable andnecessary to carry out the provisions of this section, with the approval of theGovernor. (1979,c. 708; 1983, c. 717, s. 42; 1985, (Reg. Sess., 1986), c. 955, ss. 44, 45; 2006‑203,s. 69.)