[USC03] 5 USC 6328: Absence in connection with funerals of fellow Federal law enforcement officers
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5 USC 6328: Absence in connection with funerals of fellow Federal law enforcement officers Text contains those laws in effect on June 24, 2019
From Title 5-GOVERNMENT ORGANIZATION AND EMPLOYEESPART III-EMPLOYEESSubpart E-Attendance and LeaveCHAPTER 63-LEAVESUBCHAPTER II-OTHER PAID LEAVE

§6328. Absence in connection with funerals of fellow Federal law enforcement officers

A Federal law enforcement officer or a Federal firefighter may be excused from duty without loss of, or reduction in, pay or leave to which such officer is otherwise entitled, or credit for time or service, or performance or efficiency rating, to attend the funeral of a fellow Federal law enforcement officer or Federal firefighter, who was killed in the line of duty. When so excused from duty, attendance at such service shall for the purposes of section 1345(a) of title 31, be considered to be an official duty of the officer or firefighter.

(Added Pub. L. 103–329, title VI, §642, Sept. 30, 1994, 108 Stat. 2432 , §6327; renumbered §6328, Pub. L. 106–56, §1(c)(1), Sept. 24, 1999, 113 Stat. 407 .)

Codification

Section 642 of Pub. L. 103–329, which directed that this section be added "following the word 'Forces' in section 6326" was executed by adding the section after section 6327, as added by section 629(a)(1) of Pub. L. 103–329, to reflect the probable intent of Congress.

Amendments

1999-Pub. L. 106–56 renumbered section 6327 of this title as this section.