SEC. 65-1-127. Participation in Federal Highway Administration Fellowship Program in Highway Safety.
The Mississippi State Highway Commission is authorized and empowered to cooperate with the Federal Highway Administration Fellowship Program in Highway Safety by granting permission of any of its employees accepted for participating in such program to be granted a leave of absence to obtain the schooling without loss of salary while gaining the advanced training to better equip them for service to the state highway department.
In addition to requirements set forth in the Federal Highway Administration's regulations, any such employee to be eligible for such training must agree to continue to work with the Mississippi State Highway Department for at least three (3) years after completing the fellowship study period.
At no time shall more than three (3) employees be on such leave from the Mississippi State Highway Department.
SOURCES: Laws, 1975, ch. 332, eff from and after passage (approved March 6, 1975).