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Chapter 6. Certified Personnel.Subchapter 3. Rights of Certificated Personnel.Transfer of Accumulated Sick Leave of Certificated Employees.   

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As used in this section, "accumulated sick leave" means a leave of absence for illness or injury that is earned under Education Code section 44978 but is unused. A transfer of accumulated sick leave (1) from any of the following -a California school district, county superintendent of schools, or the California Department of Education (CDE) to any of the following -a school district (except a community college district), county superintendent of schools, or the CDE; or (2) from the Commission for Teacher Preparation and Licensing or the Office of the Chancellor of the California Community Colleges to a school district (except a community college district), or county superintendent of schools is authorized by Education Code sections 44979, 44980 and 44982, provided the certificated employee meets the eligibility requirements stated therein. The transfer shall be accomplished as follows:

(a) The person who accumulated the leave, using a form furnished or prescribed by the CDE, requests his former employing agency to send his new employing agency a written statement of his accumulated sick leave.

(b) Upon receipt of the request, the former employing agency forthwith transmits to the new employing agency a statement of the person's accumulated sick leave certified to be true and correct by the officer or employee of the former employing agency who is charged with maintaining employee attendance records.

(c) The new employing agency credits the person with the accumulated sick leave set forth in the certified statement. Any transfer of sick leave to the CDE shall be subject to the limitations specified by Education Code section 44982.

Authority cited:

Education Code 44979

Education Code 44980

Education Code 44982

(Amended by Register 2010, No. 52.)