49.109 EMPLOYEES ENTITLED TO TIME TO VOTE. Any person entitled to vote at an election in this state who does not have three consecutive hours in the period between the time of the opening and the time of the closing of the polls during which the person is not required to be present at work for an employer, is entitled to such time off from work time to vote as will in addition to the person's nonworking time total three consecutive hours during the time the polls are open. Application by any employee for such absence shall be made individually and in writing prior to the date of the election, and the employer shall designate the period of time to be taken. The employee is not liable to any penalty nor shall any deduction be made from the person's regular salary or wages on account of such absence.

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         [C97, § 1123; C24, 27, 31, 35, 39, § 826; C46, 50, 54, 58, 62,
      66, 71, 73, 75, 77, 79, 81, S81, § 49.109; 81 Acts, ch 34, § 33]
         Referred to in § 39A.5

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