Chapter 129

Chapter 129

2003 -- S 0016 AS AMENDED

Enacted 07/09/03

 

A N A C T

RELATING TO PRIVILEGES AND IMMUNITIES OF MILITIAMEN

     

     

     Introduced By: Senators Tassoni, Celona, Polisena, Issa, and J Montalbano

     Date Introduced: January 14, 2003

 

     

 

It is enacted by the General Assembly as follows:

 

     SECTION 1. Chapter 30-7 of the General Laws entitled "Privileges and Immunities of

Militiamen" is hereby amended by adding thereto the following section:

     30-7-10. State Soldiers' and Sailors' Civil Relief Act. All national guard members on

state active duty for a continuous period exceeding ninety (90) days shall be entitled to the rights,

protections, privileges, and immunities afforded under the Soldiers' and Sailors' Civil Relief Act,

title 50 U.S. Code, sections 500-592. These rights, protections, privileges and immunities shall

include, but are not limited to, the following: maximum rate of interest not to exceed six percent

(6%), continuation of insurance policies, protection from eviction as well as the right to terminate

a lease due to military service, and continuance or stay of civil proceedings. Jurisdiction shall be

exclusive to the superior court for any alleged violations of this section.

     SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon passage.

     

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LC00176

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