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AB-513 Uniform and travel costs.(2017-2018)

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Date Published: 02/13/2017 09:00 PM
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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2017–2018 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill No. 513


Introduced by Assembly Member Voepel

February 13, 2017


An act to amend Section 328 of the Military and Veterans Code, relating to the National Guard.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 513, as introduced, Voepel. Uniform and travel costs.
Existing law authorizes a combined uniform and travel allowance to be paid to each volunteer member of the State Military Reserve or Naval Militia, on or before the last day of the month following the volunteer member’s completion of one year of satisfactory service in the State Military Reserve or Naval Militia, and annually thereafter following the completion of any subsequent full year of satisfactory service. Existing law set the amount of this allowance at $125 per year.
This bill would increase the amount of that allowance to $225 per year.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: YES   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 Section 328 of the Military and Veterans Code is amended to read:

328.
 (a) The purpose of this section is to help defray the uniform and travel costs paid by volunteers in the State Military Reserve and Naval Militia.
(b) On January 1, 2007, the amount of seventy-five thousand dollars ($75,000) is hereby appropriated from the General Fund to the Military Department for the purposes of providing a combined uniform and travel allowance A combined uniform and travel allowance is authorized to be paid to each volunteer member of the State Military Reserve or Naval Militia, on or before the last day of the month following the volunteer member’s completion of one year of satisfactory service in the State Military Reserve or Naval Militia, and annually thereafter following the completion of any subsequent full year of satisfactory service.
(c) For the purposes of this section, “satisfactory service” shall consist of 100 percent constructive attendance at training assemblies or as otherwise defined by Military Department regulations.
(d) The amount of the allowance shall be one hundred twenty-five dollars ($125) two hundred twenty-five dollars ($225) per year.