Texas Government Code - Section 661.902. Emergency Leave
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§ 661.902. EMERGENCY LEAVE. (a) A state employee is
entitled to emergency leave without a deduction in salary because
of a death in the employee's family. The death of the employee's
spouse or of a parent, brother, sister, grandparent, grandchild, or
child of the employee or of the employee's spouse is considered to
be a death in the employee's family for purposes of this subsection.
(b) The administrative head of an agency may determine that
a reason other than that described by Subsection (a) is sufficient
for granting emergency leave and shall grant an emergency leave to
an employee who the administrative head determines has shown good
cause for taking emergency leave.
Added by Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 279, § 19, eff. Sept. 1, 1999.
Last modified: August 11, 2007