FISH AND GAME
FISH AND GAME COMMISSION
Conservation Officers, Superintendents of Hatcheries, and Other Employees
206:26-c Compensation for Injuries in Line of Duty.
Any injury, which is due to a hostile or overt act or an act caused by another during the performance of duties which are considered dangerous in nature, received by the executive director, any conservation officer, or any deputy conservation officer while on assignment, patrol, or official active duty which requires that the officer or executive director be hospitalized, or to the extent that the officer or executive director is unable to perform normal or routine duties, shall not be charged against annual leave or sick leave for the time lost due to the injury. During such time the officer or executive director shall remain on the active payroll. The fish and game commission shall make any determination as to whether an injury is in the line of duty and due to a hostile or overt act or an act caused by another during the performance of duties which are considered dangerous in nature, and, after approval by governor and council, the determination shall be final.
Source. 2001, 291:3, eff. July 1, 2001.