2018 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 72. Soldiers and Sailors
§72-450. Administrative leave.
A. Any employee of the Oklahoma Department of Veterans Affairs may be granted administrative leave with pay for volunteer service activities, under such terms and limitations as the Executive Director may establish, in service to veterans or dependents of veterans in the State of Oklahoma, which activities meet one or more of the following criteria:
1. The activity is directly related to the Department's mission;
2. The activity is sponsored or sanctioned by or in partnership with the Department; or
3. The activity will enhance the development or skills of the employee in his or her current position.
B. Leave shall be as brief as permitted under the circumstances and shall not support an activity otherwise prohibited by law while in a duty status.
C. The Executive Director shall establish guidelines for approval of administrative leave for volunteer service authorized hereunder which balances the Department's goals and operations and ensures that each is conducted efficiently and effectively.
Added by Laws 2018, c. 166, § 1, eff. Nov. 1, 2018.