- This change has passed.
Virginia: Civil Air Patrol leave requirements go into effect
July 1, 2018
On March 9, 2018, Governor Northam signed House Bill 1527. This law requires employers to allow employees who are members of the Civil Air Patrol to take unpaid leave to for training (up to 10 workdays per year) and to participate in emergency mission (up to 30 workdays per year). Additionally, employers cannot penalize employees for taking Civil Air Patrol leave. Other requirements and limitations apply.
The new law becomes effective on July 1, 2018.