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S.2312: National Guard Technician Equity Act

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Sponsor Jack Reed, D-R.I.
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced May 8, 2014
Latest Major Action May 8, 2014
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Bill Summary

National Guard Technician Equity Act - Provides a person the right to be employed as a non-dual status technician if: (1) the technician position has been designated to be filled only by a non-dual status technician, or (2) the person occupying the technician position has at least 20 years of service as a dual status military technician.

Repeals: (1) the permanent limitation on the number of non-dual status technicians, and (2) the prohibition against overtime pay for National Guard technicians.

Allows military technicians who were hired as dual status technicians but are no longer members of the Selected Reserve to continue to receive compensation.

Requires dual status military technicians who are fully qualified for, and properly performing, the duties of such position to be: (1) retained in the Armed Forces, (2) exempt from consideration for involuntary separation by a military retention board, and (3) entitled to re-enlist as enlisted members so as to ma...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 8, 2014 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services.