2010 Michigan Compiled Laws
Chapter 30 - CIVILIAN DEFENSE
Act 390 of 1976 - EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACT (30.401 - 30.421)
Section 30.411a - Disaster or emergency relief assistance provided by state employee; unpaid leave of absence; leave of absence with pay; conditions; limitation.

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 390 of 1976

30.411a Disaster or emergency relief assistance provided by state employee; unpaid leave of absence; leave of absence with pay; conditions; limitation.

Sec. 11a.

(1) A state employee who is not in the state classified civil service and who is skilled in emergency relief assistance and certified as a disaster services volunteer by the American Red Cross may be granted an unpaid leave of absence from his or her state employment to provide disaster or emergency relief assistance in this state.

(2) A state employee in the state classified civil service who is skilled in emergency relief assistance and certified as a disaster services volunteer by the American Red Cross may be granted a leave of absence from his or her classified employment to provide disaster or emergency relief assistance in this state as authorized by the civil service commission.

(3) In addition to unpaid leave under subsection (1) or (2), an employee of an agency in any branch of state government who is skilled in emergency relief assistance and certified as a disaster services volunteer by the American Red Cross may be granted leave from work with pay for not more than 10 days in any 12-month period to participate in specialized disaster relief services within or outside of this state if all of the following circumstances are present:

(a) The governor or the president of the United States has declared the disaster.

(b) The American Red Cross has requested the services of the employee.

(c) The employee's department head has approved the leave.

(d) If the services are rendered outside the state by an employee in the executive branch, the governor has approved the leave.

(e) If the employee is in the state classified civil service, the civil service commission has approved the leave.

(4) Not more than 50 state employees shall be granted paid leave under subsection (3) during the fiscal year. The governor may increase the limit on the number of state employees who may be granted paid disaster leave during the fiscal year by executive order.

(5) This state shall not penalize or otherwise take adverse employment action against a state employee because the employee takes a leave of absence authorized under this section to provide disaster or emergency relief assistance. However, the state shall recover payment for paid disaster leave from an employee who is granted paid leave under subsection (3) if the employee does not use the leave time for the approved purpose.


History: Add. 2006, Act 267, Imd. Eff. July 7, 2006

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