No Adverse Employment Action for Temporary Duty
An individual working under a state agency, who is activated to serve in an emergency support team by a State Coordinating Officer during a major disaster or emergency, will not lose seniority, pay, or other employee status as a result of their assignment.
Emergency support teams
The State Coordinating Officer may activate emergency support teams, composed of State program and support personnel, to be deployed into an area affected by a major disaster or emergency. These emergency support teams assist the SCO in carrying out his/her responsibilities. Any State agency can be directed to detail personnel within the agency's administrative jurisdiction to temporary duty with SCO. Each detail shall be without loss of seniority, pay, or other employee status.