VII-7.10 - POLICY ON PERSONAL LEAVE FOR REGULAR EXEMPT EMPLOYEES

(Approved by the Board of Regents on December 3, 1999, 
EFFECTIVE January 2 and January 12, 2000)

I. PURPOSE AND APPLICABILITY

   This policy governs the amount and use of personal leave, 
   and applies to all regular Exempt employees of the University
   System of Maryland.

II. RECEIPT

   All full-time Exempt employees shall receive three days 
   (not to exceed 24 hours) of personal leave in each calendar
   year.  Part-time employees working 50% or more shall receive
   personal leave on a pro-rated basis.

III. USAGE

   A. Personal leave must be used by the end of the first pay 
      period which ends in the new calendar year.  Any personal
      leave that is unused as of that time shall be forfeited by
      the employee and shall be contributed to the USM Leave 
      Reserve Fund, in accordance with the Leave Reserve Fund 
      Policy.  No employee shall be paid for unused personal 
      Leave.

   B. The use of personal leave shall require prior notification
      to the employee's supervisor.

IMPLEMENTATION PROCEDURES:

      Each Chief Executive Officer or his/her designee shall 
      develop procedures as necessary to implement this policy 
      and shall forward a copy to the Chancellor.

REPLACEMENT FOR:

      USM BOR VII 7.10 - Policy on Personal Leave for 
      Administrative and Classified Personnel as approved by 
      the Board of Regents on April 25, 1991.

      Additionally, this policy supersedes, in whole or in part,
      any policy(ies) and/or procedure(s) established by the 
      Regents, Trustees, Presidents, or their designees,
      of the former institutions of the University of Maryland,
      and of the former State Universities and Colleges, and of
      the Regents of the University System of Maryland that are
      in conflict with this policy's purpose, applicability, 
      or intent, that may have been overlooked and not included 
      as a specific citation under "Replacement For."