Introduced House Bill (H)

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Various military matters. Provides for the rights, benefits, and protections of the federal Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (Act) to apply to members of the armed forces on active duty or, if applicable, the spouse or dependent of a member of the armed forces on active duty. (Current law provides for the rights, benefits, and protections of the Act to apply to members of the Indiana national guard on active duty.) Changes references to the federal Soldiers' and Sailors' Civil Relief Act to the federal Servicemembers Civil Relief Act. Creates the Indiana Servicemembers Civil Relief Act. Provides that protections under the Various military matters. Provides for the rights, benefits, and protections of the federal Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (Act) to apply to members of the armed forces on active duty or, if applicable, the spouse or dependent of a member of the armed forces on active duty. (Current law provides for the rights, benefits, and protections of the Act to apply to members of the Indiana national guard on active duty.) Changes references to the federal Soldiers' and Sailors' Civil Relief Act to the federal Servicemembers Civil Relief Act. Creates the Indiana Servicemembers Civil Relief Act. Provides that protections under the Indiana Servicemembers Civil Relief Act shall supplement protections for servicemembers under the federal Act. Requires, under certain circumstances, the department of workforce development to give a member of the armed forces of the United States or Reserve Component of the armed forces of the United States or the spouse of a member of the armed forces of the United States or Reserve Component of the armed forces priority for placement in any federal or state employment or training program administered by the department of workforce development. (Current law provides that this priority be given only to members of the National Guard or their spouses.) Changes the name of the National Guard tuition supplement program to the Reserve Component tuition supplement program (program). Allows members of the Indiana reserve component of the armed forces to receive a scholarship from the program. Makes certain changes to the program. Provides funding for the program. Provides employment protections for veterans. Creates a private right of action for veterans regarding employment law violations. Allows members of the uniformed services to receive a leave of absence from work for purposes of medical treatment for certain wounds, injuries, or illness. Makes an appropriation. ... View more