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Full Text of SB1415  97th General Assembly



State of Illinois
2011 and 2012


Introduced 2/9/2011, by Sen. Christine Radogno


5 ILCS 325/1  from Ch. 129, par. 501

    Amends the Military Leave of Absence Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning a State employee's leave of absence for active military service.

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1    AN ACT concerning government.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Military Leave of Absence Act is amended by
5changing Section 1 as follows:
6    (5 ILCS 325/1)  (from Ch. 129, par. 501)
7    Sec. 1. Leave of absence.
8    (a) Any full-time employee of the the State of Illinois, a
9unit of local government, or a school district, other than an
10independent contractor, who is a member of any reserve
11component of the United States Armed Forces or of any reserve
12component of the Illinois State Militia, shall be granted leave
13from his or her public employment for any period actively spent
14in military service, including:
15        (1) basic training;
16        (2) special or advanced training, whether or not within
17    the State, and whether or not voluntary;
18        (3) annual training; and
19        (4) any other training or duty required by the United
20    States Armed Forces.
21    During these leaves, the employee's seniority and other
22benefits shall continue to accrue.
23    During leaves for annual training, the employee shall



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1continue to receive his or her regular compensation as a public
2employee. During leaves for basic training, for up to 60 days
3of special or advanced training, and for any other training or
4duty required by the United States Armed Forces, if the
5employee's compensation for military activities is less than
6his or her compensation as a public employee, he or she shall
7receive his or her regular compensation as a public employee
8minus the amount of his or her base pay for military
10    (b) Any full-time employee of the State of Illinois, other
11than an independent contractor, who is a member of the Illinois
12National Guard or a reserve component of the United States
13Armed Forces or the Illinois State Militia and who is mobilized
14to active duty shall continue during the period of active duty
15to receive his or her benefits and regular compensation as a
16State employee, minus an amount equal to his or her military
17active duty base pay. The Department of Central Management
18Services and the State Comptroller shall coordinate in the
19development of procedures for the implementation of this
21(Source: P.A. 95-331, eff. 8-21-07; 96-346, eff. 1-1-10.)