leave for Military
2003-2004 Regular Sessions
March 4, 2003
Introduced by M. of A. TOCCI, ENGLEBRIGHT, M. COHEN -- Multi-Sponsored
by -- M. of A. EDDINGTON, PHEFFER -- read once and referred to the
Committee on Governmental Employees
AN ACT to amend the military law, in relation to authorizing additional
paid leave for public employees who are absent on military duty
The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
bly, do enact as follows:
1 Section 1. Subdivision 5 of section 242 of the military law, as
2 amended by chapter 161 of the laws of 1984, is amended to read as
4 5. Pay for military duty. Every public officer or employee shall be
5 paid his salary or other compensation as such public officer or employee
6 for any and all periods of absence while engaged in the performance of
7 ordered military duty, and while going to and returning from such duty,
8 not exceeding a total of [
thirty] sixty days or [ twenty-two] fifty-two
9 working days, whichever is greater, in any one calendar year and not
10 exceeding [ thirty] sixty days or [ twenty-two] fifty-two working days,
11 whichever is greater, in any one continuous period of such absence.
12 § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.