22.12 Bone Marrow and Organ Donation

  1. Employees who are absent in order to serve as bone marrow or organ donors will be provided paid leave, not charged against sick or vacation accruals, for up to 5 work days for a bone marrow donation or up to 30 days for an organ donation.
  2. "Organ" in this context includes lung, liver, pancreas, kidney, intestine, or other organ that requires the continuous circulation of blood to remain useful for purposes of transplantation.
  3. Donation verification is to be provided by the physician or hospital involved in the donation.
  4. Such leave will not cause loss of pay, benefits, accruals, or overtime accumulation.

(See IC 70A.39.)