Introduced Version






HOUSE BILL No. 1047

_____


DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL



Citations Affected: IC 22-4.1-4-3.

Synopsis: Employment or training priority for military. Requires the department of workforce development (under certain circumstances) to give a member of the armed forces of the United States, reserves, or National Guard or the spouse of a member of the armed forces of the United States, reserves, or National Guard priority for placement in any federal or state employment or training program administered by the department. (Current law provides that this priority be given only to members of the National Guard or their spouses.)

Effective: July 1, 2013.





Klinker, Gutwein, Frye R




    January 7, 2013, read first time and referred to Committee on Veterans Affairs and Public Safety.







Introduced

First Regular Session 118th General Assembly (2013)


PRINTING CODE. Amendments: Whenever an existing statute (or a section of the Indiana Constitution) is being amended, the text of the existing provision will appear in this style type, additions will appear in this style type, and deletions will appear in this style type.
Additions: Whenever a new statutory provision is being enacted (or a new constitutional provision adopted), the text of the new provision will appear in this style type. Also, the word NEW will appear in that style type in the introductory clause of each SECTION that adds a new provision to the Indiana Code or the Indiana Constitution.
Conflict reconciliation: Text in a statute in this style type or this style type reconciles conflicts between statutes enacted by the 2012 Regular Session of the General Assembly.

HOUSE BILL No. 1047



    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning labor and safety.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

SOURCE: IC 22-4.1-4-3; (13)IN1047.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 22-4.1-4-3, AS ADDED BY P.L.11-2007, SECTION 1, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 3. (a) As used in this section, "active duty" means:
         (1) full-time service in the National Guard for more than thirty (30) consecutive days in a calendar year;
         (2) full-time service in the reserves for more than thirty (30) consecutive days in a calendar year; or
        (3) active duty in the armed forces of the United States.
    (b) As used in this chapter, "armed forces of the United States" means:
        (1) the United States Air Force;
        (2) the United States Army;
        (3) the United States Coast Guard;
        (4) the United States Marine Corps; or
        (5) the United States Navy.

    (b) (c) As used in this section, "National Guard" means:
        (1) the Indiana Army National Guard; or
        (2) the Indiana Air National Guard.
    (d) As used in this section, "reserves" means reserve components of the military forces listed in subsection (b).
    (c) (e) This section applies to a member of the armed forces of the United States, reserves, or National Guard who:
        (1) is a resident of Indiana; and
        (2) serves on active duty.
    (d) (f) Unless otherwise provided by federal law, the department shall give a member of the armed forces of the United States, reserves, or National Guard or the spouse of a member of the armed forces of the United States, reserves, or National Guard priority for placement in any federal or state employment or training program administered by the department if the member or the member's spouse:
        (1) submits documentation satisfactory to the department establishing the dates of the member's active service; and
        (2) meets the eligibility requirements for the program.
    (e) (g) The priority status under subsection (d) (f) for a member of the armed forces of the United States, reserves, or National Guard expires one (1) year after the date the member is discharged or released from active duty.
    (f) (h) The priority status under subsection (d) (f) for the spouse of a member of the armed forces of the United States, reserves, or National Guard expires on the date the member is discharged or released from active duty.