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University of Louisville
 OFFICIAL
UNIVERSITY
ADMINISTRATIVE
 POLICY
 
 
 University Staff
 
POLICY NAME
Voting
EFFECTIVE DATE
May 1, 1992
POLICY NUMBER
PER-4.10
 
POLICY STATEMENT

In accordance with state statutes, any person who is entitled to vote on election day may be absent up to four hours if the voter applies for the time off prior to election day. Supervisors may grant up to two consecutive hours off from regular duties with pay to vote and may determine when such time is to be taken during the day. The employee may use annual leave, personal days, or accrued compensatory time for the remaining two hours.

 
PROCEDURES

A regular staff member must submit a request to use administrative leave with pay for voting on a Request for Leave Form. The request should indicate the times and dates as to when the leave begins and the return to work. The request must be submitted prior to the beginning date of the leave of absence. 

The request must be approved by the supervisor and department head.

 

FORMS/ONLINE PROCESSES
 
HISTORY
Revision Date(s): 
Reviewed Date(s):  March 8, 2016
 
ADMINISTRATIVE AUTHORITY
Sr. VP for Finance and Administration and CFO/COO
 
RESPONSIBLE UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT/DIVISION

Human Resources
1980 Arthur Street
Phone:  502-852-3167
Email: hrhelp@louisville.edu

The University Policy and Procedure Library is updated regularly.  In order to ensure a printed copy of this document is current, please access it online at http://louisville.edu/policies.