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New York State Correctional Officers & Police Benevolent Association, Inc.

NYSCOPBA represents over 26,000 New York State employees and retirees from the Security Services Unit. Our Union was formed in May 1998 and since that time has provided superior representation to our membership under the independent and democratic model. Our Mission continued...

Additional 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
3    follows:
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.
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