2003 -- H 5252 SUBSTITUTE A AS AMENDED
RELATING TO THE NATIONAL GUARD
Introduced By: Representatives Gallison, Winfield, T Brien, Menard, and Carter
Date Introduced: January 28, 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.