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30th Legislature(2017-2018)

Bill Text 30th Legislature


00 Enrolled HB 150                                                                                                         
01 Relating to pay, allowances, and benefits for members of the organized militia.                                         
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03    * Section 1. AS 26.05.260(b) is repealed and reenacted to read:                                                      
04 (b)  When active state service is authorized by the governor or by the adjutant                                         
05 general as the governor's designee, members of the organized militia are entitled to                                    
06 receive, for each day of active service under AS 26.05.070, pay in an amount equal to                                   
07 the pay received by a member of the regular armed forces of the United States in the                                    
08       same grade and rank as the member of the organized militia.                                                       
09    * Sec. 2. AS 26.05.260(i) is amended to read:                                                                        
10 (i)  When active state service is authorized by the governor or by the adjutant                                         
11 general as the governor's designee, members of the organized militia [ALASKA                                          
12 STATE DEFENSE FORCE] are entitled to receive, for each day of active service                                            
13 under AS 26.05.070, [PAY AND] allowances [AS PROVIDED IN THIS                                                           
14 SUBSECTION. PAY IS EQUAL TO THAT PROVIDED UNDER AS 39.27.011(a) -                                                       
15 (f) AND 39.27.020 FOR EQUIVALENT ASSIGNMENTS OF STATE OFFICIALS                                                         
01 OR EMPLOYEES, INCLUDING ADJUSTMENTS UNDER AS 39.27.025, IF                                                              
02 APPLICABLE. ALLOWANCES SHALL BE PAID] to the same extent, in the same                                                   
03 manner, and under the same conditions as provided for state officials and employees                                     
04 under AS 39.20.110 - 39.20.170. However, pay or allowances are not authorized for                                       
05 training or community service activities of members of the Alaska State Defense                                         
06       Force.                                                                                                            
07    * Sec. 3. AS 26.05.260(j) is amended to read:                                                                        
08 (j)  [MEMBERS OF THE ALASKA STATE DEFENSE FORCE ARE                                                                     
09 ENTITLED TO PAY AND OTHER BENEFITS ONLY AS PROVIDED IN THIS                                                             
10 SECTION.] Members of the Alaska State Defense Force are not state employees.                                            
11 However, compensation and benefits under AS 23.30 provided for in (d), (e), and (h)                                     
12 of this section for members of the Alaska State Defense Force are provided as though                                    
13 the member were a state employee. Nothing in this section entitles a member of the                                      
14       Alaska State Defense Force to retirement benefits.                                                                
15    * Sec. 4. AS 26.05.260 is amended by adding new subsections to read:                                                 
16 (l)  An order into active state service under AS 26.05.070 constitutes an                                               
17       administrative order under AS 39.20.345.                                                                          
18 (m)  When active state service is authorized by the governor for the purpose of                                         
19 training or full-time duty with the office of the adjutant general, members of the                                      
20 Alaska National Guard and Alaska Naval Militia are entitled to receive, for each day                                    
21 of active state service, the same benefits provided for state employees under AS 39 so                                  
22 long as the member would otherwise qualify for those benefits if the member were a                                      
23       state employee.                                                                                                   
24    * Sec. 5. AS 26.05.260(k)(1) is repealed.                                                                            
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