§ 30-3-18. Allowances for guard officers.
Every commissioned officer and every warrant officer of the national guard, upon original appointment and upon receipt of federal recognition, may be allowed and paid the sum of seventy-five dollars ($75.00) upon the actual procurement by him or her of the prescribed arms, uniforms, and equipment, and every commissioned officer and every warrant officer of the national guard who shall, in a twelve-month (12) period immediately preceding the first day of May in each year, have maintained and kept his or her prescribed arms, uniforms, and equipment in proper order, may annually, on the first day of May, be allowed and paid the sum of seventy-five dollars ($75.00) or a proportionately less sum for any less period of time. The above sums shall be paid out of the appropriation for the support of the national guard upon the approval of the adjutant general, and upon his or her certification and certification by the intermediate commanders of the organizations that these officers have complied with the requirements of this section; provided, however, that when the national guard is in the active military service of the United States the provisions hereof, where applicable, shall apply to the commissioned officers and warrant officers of the Rhode Island state guard.
(P.L. 1956, ch. 3742, par. 63; G.L. 1956, § 30-3-18; P.L. 1993, ch. 138, art. 28, § 1.)