§76-15  Examination consultants.  (a)  The director or an appointing authority may select employees in the jurisdiction's service or any individual to act as volunteer subject-matter consultants in the preparation and rating of applications and examinations.  Notwithstanding the provisions of chapter 92F, the identity of any volunteer subject-matter consultant, and any information which would result in actual identification of any volunteer subject-matter consultant, are confidential and shall not be disclosed.

     (b)  An appointing authority may excuse any employee in the appointing authority's department from the employee's regular duties for the time required for the employee's work as a volunteer subject-matter consultant.

     Employees shall not be entitled to extra pay for services as volunteer consultants but shall be entitled to reimbursement for necessary traveling and other expenses. [L 1955, c 274, pt of §1; RL 1955, pt of §3-19; HRS §76-15; gen ch 1985; am L 1994, c 56, §21; am L 1996, c 35, §1; am L 2000, c 253, §13]