VII-9.61 - POLICY ON REINSTATEMENT FOR REGULAR EXEMPT EMPLOYEES

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

I. PURPOSE AND APPLICABILITY

    This policy establishes the conditions that shall apply to 
    former regular employees who are re-appointed to regular 
    Exempt positions within a specified period of time following 
    a period of separation from the USM and/or State.

II. DURATION OF REINSTATEMENT STATUS

    Former employees are eligible for reinstatement status for 
    three (3) years from the date of separation from regular USM 
    and/or State service.

III. CREDIT FOR PRIOR SERVICE

    A reinstated employee shall receive full credit for prior 
    USM and/or State service as it applies to service time and 
    sick leave balance.  Refer to the following policies for 
    specific leave and salary provisions:  Policy on Sick Leave,
    VII-7.45; and Policy on Salary Upon Reinstatement, VII-9.60.

IV. OTHER RELATED POLICIES

    Refer to the following policies for coordination of other 
    leave benefits with this policy:  Policy on Family and 
    Medical Leave, VII-7.50; Policy on Leave of Absence without 
    Pay, VII-7.12.

IMPLEMENTATION PROCEDURES:

    Each Chief Executive Officer or designee shall develop 
    procedures as necessary to implement this policy, and shall 
    forward a copy of such procedures to the Chancellor.

REPLACEMENT FOR:

    Policies and Procedures for Classified Employees, Reinstatement,
    page II-7 through page II-10, July 1, 1990.

    Policies and Procedures for Associate Staff, Reappointment,
    item F, page 4, June 1989.

    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.