2010 Arkansas Code
Title 21 - Public Officers and Employees
Chapter 4 - Attendance and Leave
Subchapter 3 - Military Leave of Absence
§ 21-4-302 - Officers -- Leaves granted.

21-4-302. Officers -- Leaves granted.

(a) Subject to the provisions of this subchapter, the following officers shall be granted leave of absence from their respective offices and duties to perform active military service:

(1) State officials;

(2) County officials;

(3) County school officials;

(4) Municipal officials;

(5) Township officials; and

(6) All others who hold an elected office under the government of the State of Arkansas.

(b) When an officer volunteers or is called into active duty in the armed forces of the United States during war, the Governor, or person or persons whose duty it is to fill the vacancy should there be one, shall, upon application being made by the officer, grant the officer a leave of absence during the time the officer is retained in the military service, subject to the exceptions provided in this subchapter.

(c) (1) An officer who volunteers or is called into active duty in the armed forces of the United States shall not be deemed to have forfeited his or her office during his or her leave of absence for military duty.

(2) Upon completion of active military duty, the officer shall be permitted to resume his or her office for the remainder of the term for which he or she was elected.

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