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Definitions.

As used in this chapter the term:
(1) "Annual leave" means vacation leave that an employee accrues and is maintained in records of a district for employees eligible to accrue annual leave.
(2) "District" means a school district or an educational service district.
(3) "Domestic violence" means:
(a) Physical harm, bodily injury, assault, or the infliction of fear of imminent physical harm, bodily injury, or assault, between family or household members;
(b) Sexual assault of one family or household member by another family or household member; or
(c) Stalking as defined in RCW 9A.46.110 of one family or household member by another family or household member.
(4) "Donated annual leave" means the amount of annual leave donated by a leave donor under the shared leave program.
(5) "Donated sick leave" means the amount of sick leave donated by a leave donor under the shared leave program.
(6) "Donated personal holiday" means the amount of personal holiday donated by a leave donor under the shared leave program of an educational service district pursuant to RCW 1.16.050.
(7) "Employee" means any school district or educational service district employee entitled to use and accrue annual and/or sick leave and for whom accurate leave records are maintained.
(8) "Employee's relative" means the employee's spouse, child, stepchild, grandchild, grandparent, parent, sibling, or other close relative by blood or marriage.
(9) "Extraordinary or severe" means serious or extreme and/or life threatening.
(10) "Family or household members" has the same meaning as set forth in RCW 26.50.010.
(11) "Household members" means persons who reside in the same home who have reciprocal duties to and do provide financial support for one another. The term does not include persons sharing the same house when the living style is primarily that of a dormitory or commune.
(12) "Leave donor" means an employee who has an approved written request for the transfer of annual leave, sick leave, or personal holiday to the shared leave program.
(13) "Leave recipient" means a current employee who has an approved application to receive shared leave.
(14) "Parental leave" means leave to bond and care for a newborn child after birth or to bond and care for a child after placement for adoption or foster care, for a period of up to sixteen weeks after the birth or placement.
(15) "Personal holiday" means the additional paid holiday per calendar year granted to an educational service district employee pursuant to RCW 1.16.050.
(16) "Pregnancy disability" means a pregnancy-related medical condition or miscarriage.
(17) "Service in the uniformed services" means the performance of duty on a voluntary or involuntary basis in a uniformed service under competent authority and includes active duty, active duty for training, initial active duty for training, inactive duty training, full-time National Guard duty including state-ordered active duty, and a period for which a person is absent from a position of employment for the purpose of an examination to determine the fitness of the person to perform any such duty.
(18) "Sexual assault" has the same meaning as set forth in RCW 70.125.030.
(19) "Sick leave" means leave granted to an employee for the purpose of absence from work with pay in the event of illness, injury, and emergencies as authorized in RCW 28A.400.300.
(20) "Stalking" has the same meaning as set forth in RCW 9A.46.110.
(21) "State employer" means a state agency, the legislature, an institution of higher education, or a related higher education board.
(22) "Uniformed services" means the armed forces, the Army National Guard, and the Air National Guard of any state, territory, commonwealth, possession, or district when engaged in active duty for training, inactive duty training, full-time National Guard duty, or state active duty, the commissioned corps of the Public Health Service, the Coast Guard, and any other category of persons designated by the president of the United States in time of war or national emergency.
(23) "Victim" means a person against whom domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking has been committed as defined in this section.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.400.380. WSR 19-12-013, ยง 392-136A-020, filed 5/24/19, effective 6/24/19.]
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