WEST virginia legislature
2016 regular session
Senate Bill 484
By Senators Romano, Leonhardt, Plymale and Kessler, original sponsors
[Passed March 9, 2016; in effect 90 days from passage]
AN ACT to amend and reenact §15-1F-8 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to the reemployment rights of military personnel; extending reemployment rights protection to members of the organized militia in the active service of another state; and clarifying that the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 is considered applicable federal law.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That §15-1F-8 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, be amended and reenacted to read as follows:
ARTICLE 1F. PRIVILEGES AND PROHIBITIONS.
'15-1F-8. Reemployment rights of members of the organized militia.
Members of the organized militia in the active service of the state or another state shall be entitled to the same reemployment rights granted to members of the reserve components of the Armed Forces of the United States by applicable federal law, including rights protected by the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 (USERRA), as amended, 38 U. S. C. §§ 4301-4334.