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Text of the National Guard Employment Protection Act of 2011

This bill was introduced on May 10, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of May 10, 2011 (Introduced).

Source: GPO

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112th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1811

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 10, 2011

(for himself, Ms. Bordallo, Mr. Harper, and Mr. Roe of Tennessee) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs

A BILL

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

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the National Guard Employment Protection Act of 2011.

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.

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(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.