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National Guard Technician Recruitment and Retention Act of 2008

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Official Title as Introduced

To amend title 10, United States Code, to lift restrictions on the availability of certain enlistment, reenlistment, and student loan benefits for military technicians, when membership in a reserve component is a condition of the military technician's employment and to repeal the prohibition in title 32, United States Code, against overtime pay for National Guard technicians.

Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
07/08/2008Introduced in House

All Actions (4)

Date All Actions
07/25/2008Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.
Action By: Committee on Armed Services
07/08/2008Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services.
Action By: House of Representatives
07/08/2008Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E1399-1400)
Action By: House of Representatives
07/08/2008Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Armed Services07/08/2008 Referred to
House Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Personnel07/25/2008 Referred to

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Introduced in House (07/08/2008)

National Guard Technician Recruitment and Retention Act of 2008 - Provides that if an individual is first employed by the National Guard as a military technician (dual status) while already a member of a reserve component, the Secretary of the military department concerned may not require the individual to repay any enlistment, reenlistment, or affiliation bonus connected with the individual's enlistment or reenlistment before such employment. Prohibits such individual from being precluded from receiving any such bonus or denied the opportunity to participate in any Department of Defense (DOD) educational loan repayment program as an additional incentive to accept and maintain reserve membership.

Repeals the prohibition against overtime pay for such technicians.