HOUSE BILL 1364







                        52nd Legislature

                      1991 Regular Session



Passed by the House March 11, 1991

  Yeas 97   Nays 0




Speaker of the

       House of Representatives


Passed by the Senate April 10, 1991

  Yeas 44   Nays 0




President of the Senate



Approved Place Style On Codes above, and Style Off Codes below.









Governor of the State of Washington



I, Alan Thompson, Chief Clerk of the House of Representatives of the State of Washington, do hereby certify that the attached is HOUSE BILL 1364 as passed by the House of Representatives and the Senate on the dates hereon set forth.




                                      Chief Clerk











                        Secretary of State   

                       State of Washington  




                                  HOUSE BILL 1364



                     Passed Legislature - 1991 Regular Session



State of Washington              52nd Legislature             1991 Regular Session


By Representatives Forner, D. Sommers, Winsley, Wynne, Mitchell, Edmondson, P. Johnson, Chandler, Vance, Wood, Moyer, Miller, Brumsickle, Bowman, Horn, Paris, Casada, Ballard, Brough, Tate and Lisk.


Read first time January 28, 1991.  Referred to Committee on State Government.Providing military leave for public employees and officers called to active duty.

     AN ACT Relating to military leave for public employees; amending RCW 38.40.060; creating a new section; and declaring an emergency.




     Sec. 1.  RCW 38.40.060 and 1989 c 19 s 50 are each amended to read as follows:

     Every officer and employee of the state or of any county, city, or other political subdivision thereof who is a member of the Washington national guard or of the army, navy, air force, coast guard, or marine corps reserve of the United States, or of any organized reserve or armed forces of the United States shall be entitled to and shall be granted military leave of absence from such employment for a period not exceeding fifteen days during each calendar year.  Such leave shall be granted in order that the person may report for active duty, when called, or take part in active training duty in such manner and at such time as he or she may be ordered to active duty or active training duty.  Such military leave of absence shall be in addition to any vacation or sick leave to which the officer or employee might otherwise be entitled, and shall not involve any loss of efficiency rating, privileges, or pay.  During the period of military leave, the officer or employee shall receive from the state, or the county, city, or other political subdivision, his or her normal pay.


     NEW SECTION.  Sec. 2.      This act applies to all public employees and officers who reported for active duty or active training duty, under RCW 38.40.060, on or after August 2, 1990.


     NEW SECTION.  Sec. 3.      This act is necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, or safety, or support of the state government and its existing public institutions, and shall take effect immediately.