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6 This act modifies the Utah State Personnel Management Act by modifying requirements
7 for granting a paid leave of absence for certain disabled employees.
8 This act affects sections of Utah Code Annotated 1953 as follows:
10 67-19-27, as last amended by Chapter 236, Laws of Utah 2002
11 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
12 Section 1. Section 67-19-27 is amended to read:
13 67-19-27. Leave of absence with pay for disabled employees covered under other
14 civil service systems.
15 (1) As used in this section:
16 (a) (i) "Law enforcement officer" means a sworn and certified peace officer who is an
17 employee of a law enforcement agency that is part of or administered by the state, and whose
18 primary and principal duties consist of the prevention and detection of crime and the
19 enforcement of criminal statutes of this state.
22 Public Safety certified as a peace officer;
27 officers by law;
29 enforcement or investigative officer designated by the executive director and approved by the
30 commissioner of public safety and certified by the division; and
32 officers employed by the Department of Corrections serving on or before July 1, 1993.
33 (b) "State correctional officer" means a correctional officer as defined in Section
34 53-13-104 who is employed by the Department of Corrections.
35 (2) (a) Each law enforcement officer, state correctional officer, operator license
36 examiner, commercial license examiner, or Driver License Division hearing examiner who is
37 injured in the course of employment shall be given a leave of absence with full pay during the
38 period the employee is temporarily disabled.
39 (b) This compensation is in lieu of all other compensation provided by law except
40 hospital and medical services that are provided by law.
41 (3) Each law enforcement officer or state correctional officer who is 100% disabled
42 through a criminal act upon his person [
43 discharge of his duties, shall be given a leave of absence with full compensation until he retires
44 or reaches the retirement age of 62 years.
Legislative Review Note
as of 1-24-03 4:09 PM
A limited legal review of this legislation raises no obvious constitutional or statutory concerns.