HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

H.B. NO.

959

THIRTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE, 2021

H.D. 1

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

RELATING TO HAWAII NATIONAL GUARD.

 

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

 


SECTION 1. Section 121-39, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended to read as follows:

"121-39 Pay of officers and warrant officers while on active duty. Officers and warrant officers of the [army or air national guard] Army or Air National Guard while on active duty of the State shall receive the pay and allowances of officers and warrant officers of similar grades of the United States Army and Air Force, respectively; provided that:

(1) The State shall allow officers and warrant officers to directly deposit their pay by electronic means to their personal banking accounts; [and]

(2) If officers and warrant officers are activated for more than thirty days, the State shall provide allowances for the payment of Tricare Reserve Select or other government-funded medical insurance for the individual officer and the officer's family should the officer have eligible dependents; and

[(2)] (3) No pay or allowances shall be made to officers or warrant officers for any service for which they receive military pay and allowances from the United States."

SECTION 2. Section 121-40, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended to read as follows:

"121-40 Pay of enlisted personnel while on active duty. Enlisted personnel of the [army and air national guard] Army and Air National Guard while on active duty in the service of the State, except during periods of annual field training or year-round field training, shall receive the same pay and allowances as enlisted personnel of similar rank in the United States Army and Air Force respectively; provided that the:

(1) State shall allow enlisted personnel to directly deposit their pay by electronic means to their personal banking accounts; [and]

(2) If officers and warrant officers are activated for more than thirty days, the State shall provide allowances for the payment of Tricare Reserve Select or other government-funded medical insurance for the individual officer and the officer's family should the officer have eligible dependents; and

[(2)] (3) Aggregate of the pay and allowances, computed on a daily basis, shall in no event be less than the amount equal to ten times the hourly wage specified in section 387-2."

SECTION 3. Statutory material to be repealed is bracketed and stricken. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 4. This Act shall take effect on July 1, 3050.


 


 

Report Title:

National Guard; Pay; Health Insurance

 

Description:

Authorizes the payment of an allowance for Tricare Reserve Select or other government-funded premium payments to officers, warrant officers, or enlisted personnel of the Hawaii National Guard. Effective 7/1/3050. (HD1)

 

 

 

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