Rule 55:09:04:02 Sick leave.
55:09:04:02. Sick leave. Sick
leave with pay shall be accrued each semimonthly pay period in equal increments
to the maximum specified in SDCL 3-6C-7. An employee paid monthly shall accumulate sick leave at a rate of 9.334 hours per month. An employee who works less than full time shall accrue prorated sick leave based on the number of hours paid in the pay period.
Sick leave may
be granted for personal illness, pregnancy and related disabilities, exposure
to contagious diseases that would endanger the health of fellow employees,
required eye and dental care, required medical examination, or inpatient or
outpatient treatment in approved centers for alcohol, drug abuse, psychiatric,
or counseling care. An employee who is on approved leave, except terminal
vacation leave, and becomes injured or ill may use sick leave.
authority may, with the approval of the commissioner, require the employee to
produce a doctor's statement to support a request for sick leave.
Source: 39 SDR 99, effective December 3,
General Authority: SDCL 3-6C-7, 3-6C-18.
Law Implemented: SDCL 3-6C-7, 3-6C-18.
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