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2007 Senate Bill 192: Revise duties of employers of returned military employees

Public Act 106 of 2008

Introduced by Sen. Jim Barcia (D) on February 13, 2007
To extend from 15 days to 45 days the amount of time an employee returning a leave of absence because of active duty military service has to notify the employer that he or she is seeking re-employment under a state law the requires and employer to take the person back with the same seniority and rights that would have accrued but for the military service. The extension would be 90 days if the service was more than six months.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Commerce & Tourism Committee on February 13, 2007
Reported in the Senate on February 6, 2008
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on February 13, 2008
To replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises details but does not change the substance of the bill as previously described.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on February 13, 2008
Passed 38 to 0 in the Senate on February 14, 2008.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
(same description)
To extend from 15 days to 45 days the amount of time an employee returning a leave of absence because of active duty military service has to notify the employer that he or she is seeking re-employment under a state law the requires and employer to take the person back with the same seniority and rights that would have accrued but for the military service. The extension would be 90 days if the service was more than six months.
Received in the House on February 14, 2008
Referred to the House Military And Veterans Affairs And Homeland Security Committee on February 14, 2008
Reported in the House on March 12, 2008
Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Passed 107 to 0 in the House on April 9, 2008.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
(same description)
To extend from 15 days to 45 days the amount of time an employee returning a leave of absence because of active duty military service has to notify the employer that he or she is seeking re-employment under a state law the requires and employer to take the person back with the same seniority and rights that would have accrued but for the military service. The extension would be 90 days if the service was more than six months.
Signed by Gov. Jennifer Granholm on April 24, 2008

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