§7-14-17e. Deputy sheriffs who are required to work during
holidays; how compensated.
From the effective date of this section, if any deputy sheriff
is required to work during a legal holiday as specified in section
one, article two, chapter two of this code, or if a legal holiday
falls on the deputy sheriff's regular scheduled day off, the
sheriff shall decide either that, the deputy sheriff shall be
allowed equal time off at a time approved by the sheriff under whom
the deputy sheriff serves, or in the alternative, shall be paid at
a rate not less than one and one-half times the deputy sheriff's
regular rate of pay.