S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2009-2010 Regular Sessions
I N S E N A T E
April 1, 2009
Introduced by Sen. ADAMS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Securi-
ty and Military Affairs
AN ACT to amend the military law, in relation to authorizing additional
paid leave for state correction officers who are absent on military
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Subdivision 5 of section 242 of the military law, as
amended by chapter 161 of the laws of 1984, is amended to read as
5. Pay for military duty. [Every] (A) EXCEPT AS OTHERWISE PROVIDED IN
PARAGRAPH (B) OF THIS SUBDIVISION, EVERY public officer or employee
shall be paid his OR HER salary or other compensation as such public
officer or employee for any and all periods of absence while engaged in
the performance of ordered military duty, and while going to and return-
ing from such duty, not exceeding a total of thirty days or twenty-two
working days, whichever is greater, in any one calendar year and not
exceeding thirty days or twenty-two working days, whichever is greater,
in any one continuous period of such absence.
(B) EVERY CORRECTION OFFICER EMPLOYED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION-
AL SERVICES SHALL BE PAID HIS OR HER SALARY OR OTHER COMPENSATION AS
SUCH CORRECTION OFFICER FOR ANY AND ALL PERIODS OF ABSENCE WHILE ENGAGED
IN THE PERFORMANCE OF ORDERED MILITARY DUTY, AND WHILE GOING TO AND
RETURNING FROM SUCH DUTY, NOT EXCEEDING FORTY DAYS OR THIRTY WORKING
DAYS, WHICHEVER IS GREATER, IN ANY ONE CALENDAR YEAR AND NOT EXCEEDING
FORTY DAYS OR THIRTY WORKING DAYS, WHICHEVER IS GREATER, IN ANY ONE
CONTINUOUS PERIOD OF SUCH ABSENCE.
S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.