Article 14 H - Employees are not required to submit a form SF-71 for sick leave periods of not more than three consecutive workdays. For sick leave in excess of three days, the employee may be required to provide a medical certificate or a statement of the nature of the illlness.
A short time ago, H.R. 2252 was passed by the United States Senate. This bill will restore Border Patrol agents as employees that receive Fair Labor Standards Act pay until the Border Patrol Agent Pay Reform Act is fully implemented. The National Border Patrol Council would like to thank Senators Johnson, McCain, Tester, and Cardin, their staffs, and the many others who helped make this happen.