March 16, 2007





ENGROSSED

SENATE BILL No. 185

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DIGEST OF SB 185 (Updated March 15, 2007 9:29 am - DI 103)



Citations Affected: IC 22-4.1.

Synopsis: Job training priority for National Guard members. Provides that a National Guard member who has served on active duty is entitled to priority for placement in an employment or training program administered by the department of workforce development (DWD) for up to one year after discharge if the member is otherwise eligible for the program. Provides that the spouse of a National Guard member on active duty is entitled to priority for placement in a DWD employment or training program if the spouse is otherwise eligible for the program. (The introduced version of this bill was prepared by the commission on military and veterans affairs.)

Effective: July 1, 2007.





Errington , Wyss, Lewis
(HOUSE SPONSORS _ TYLER, HINKLE, RUPPEL, KERSEY)




    January 8, 2007, read first time and referred to Committee on Homeland Security, Transportation & Veterans Affairs.
    February 8, 2007, reported favorably _ Do Pass.
    February 13, 2007, read second time, ordered engrossed. Engrossed.
    February 19, 2007, read third time, passed. Yeas 46, nays 0.

HOUSE ACTION

    February 26, 2007, read first time and referred to Committee on Veterans Affairs and Public Safety.
    March 15, 2007, reported _ Do Pass.






March 16, 2007

First Regular Session 115th General Assembly (2007)


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ENGROSSED

SENATE BILL No. 185



    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; (07)ES0185.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 22-4.1-4-3 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2007]: Sec. 3. (a) As used in this section, "active duty" means full-time service in the National Guard for more than thirty (30) consecutive days in a calendar year.
    (b) As used in this section, "National Guard" means:
        (1) the Indiana Army National Guard; or
        (2) the Indiana Air National Guard.
    (c) This section applies to a member of the National Guard who:
        (1) is a resident of Indiana; and
        (2) serves on active duty.
    (d) Unless otherwise provided by federal law, the department shall give a member of the National Guard or the spouse of a member of the 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) The priority status under subsection (d) for a member of the National Guard expires one (1) year after the date the member is discharged or released from active duty.
    (f) The priority status under subsection (d) for the spouse of a member of the National Guard expires on the date the member is discharged or released from active duty.