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Referred in Senate (03/25/2010)


111th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 1879


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

March 25, 2010

Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs


AN ACT

To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for employment and reemployment rights for certain individuals ordered to full-time National Guard duty.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “National Guard Employment Protection Act of 2010”.

SEC. 2. Reemployment rights following certain National Guard duty.

(a) Reemployment rights.—Section 4312(c)(4) of title 38, United States Code, is amended—

(1) by striking “or” at the end of subparagraph (D);

(2) by striking the period at the end of subparagraph (E) and inserting “; or”; and

(3) by adding at the end the following new subparagraph:

“(F) ordered to full-time National Guard duty under the provisions of section 502(f) of title 32 when the period of duty is expressly designated in writing by the Secretary of Defense as covered by this subparagraph.”.

(b) Effective date.—Subparagraph (F) of section 4312(c)(4) of title 38, United States Code, as added by subsection (a), shall apply with respect to an individual ordered to full-time National Guard duty under section 502(f) of title 32, United States Code, on or after September 11, 2001, and shall entitle such individual to rights and benefits under chapter 43 of title 38 of such Code on or after that date.

Passed the House of Representatives March 24, 2010.

    Attest: lorraine c. miller,   
    Clerk