PROVIDING LEAVES OF ABSENCE FOR CERTAIN STATE EMPLOYES Act of Oct. 21, 1959, P.L. 1334, No. 455 Cl. 71 AN ACT Providing leaves of absence with pay for certain employes of the Commonwealth for the purpose of attending conventions. The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania hereby enacts as follows: Section 1. Any employe of the Commonwealth who is a duly elected representative of any National or State lodge or organization of policemen or firemen, or of any local lodge or group being a part of any National or State organization of policemen or firemen, shall be entitled to leave of absence, with pay, for the time necessary to attend for a period not to exceed four days any annual National or State convention, or conference of such organization, including necessary time for travel to and from the same. Section 2. Any employe receiving time off with pay under the authority of this act shall, upon his return, submit to his immediate superior a certificate testifying to his attendance at the convention, signed by at least two responsible officers of the convention. Section 3. No more than three elected representatives shall attend any such convention or conference on behalf of any such lodge, organization or group under the provisions of this act. Section 4. This act shall take effect immediately.