|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs|
senate Bill S279
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S279 - Details
S279 - Summary
Grants public officers and employees up to 60 total days or 44 working days of paid leave for military ordered duty.
S279 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S279 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the military law, in relation to granting public officers and employees paid military leave for sixty total days or forty-four working days PURPOSE: This legislation would amend the Military Law to extend the period of time for which a public officer or employee shall be paid their salary or other compensation during periods of absence while they are engaged in the performance of ordered military duty not exceeding sixty days or forty-four working days, whichever is greater. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: This legislation would amend Section 242(5) of the Military Law to increase paid leave when a public officer or employee is engaged in the performance of military duty from thirty to sixty calendar days and from twenty-two to forty-four working days, whichever is greater. JUSTIFICATION: Due to the war effort there are now thousands more National Guard and Reserve personnel who require, and are undergoing military training. This has extended the amount of time required to train military personnel past the originally allotted 22 working days. However, the
S279 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 279 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sens. LARKIN, ADDABBO, AVELLA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Veter- ans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs AN ACT to amend the military law, in relation to granting public offi- cers and employees paid military leave for sixty total days or forty- four working days 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 follows: 5. Pay for military duty. Every public officer or employee shall be paid his 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 returning from such duty, not exceeding a total of [thirty] SIXTY days or [twenty-two] FORTY-FOUR working days, whichever is greater, in any one calendar year and not exceeding [thirty] SIXTY days or [twenty-two] FORTY-FOUR 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. LBD01357-01-3
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