TITLE 17. EDUCATION

CHAPTER 2. TEACHERS AND EMPLOYEES

PART II. TENURE

SUBPART C. SCHOOL BUS OPERATORS

 

17:500.1      School bus operators; sick leave

  Any school bus operator as defined in R.S. 17:500 who is injured or incapacitated in his official capacity as a result of physical assault and battery by any student or person, shall receive sick leave without reduction in pay while incapacitated as a result of such injury; provided, however, that when a school bus operator is absent for six or more consecutive days as a result of such injury or incapacitation, he shall be required to present a certificate from a physician certifying such injury or incapacitation. The sick leave authorized by this section shall be in addition to all other sick leave authorized by R.S. 17:500, provided that additional sick leave for incapacity as a result of physical assault and battery shall not be accumulated from year to year, nor shall such additional sick leave be compensated for at death or retirement, or compensated for in any other manner except as authorized in this section.

Added by Acts 1976, No. 501, Sec. 1.