House Bill No. 48
Introduced By quilici, pavlovich
By Request of the Department of Military Affairs
A Bill for an Act entitled: An Act conforming requirements for retirement of Montana national guard members because of age to requirements for retirement of members of the National Guard of the United states; amending sections 10-1-203 and 10-1-304, MCA; and providing an immediate effective date and a retroactive applicability date.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Montana:
Section 1. Section 10-1-203, MCA, is amended to read:
"10-1-203. Retirement of officers. (1) An officer of the national guard
shall must be retired by order of the governor for
the following reasons:
reaching his 60th birthday loss of federal recognition; or
his unfitness for military service because of a physical disability.
(2) An officer is retired from the militia with the grade and rank held
by him at the time of retirement."
Section 2. Section 10-1-304, MCA, is amended to read:
"10-1-304. Retirement of enlisted members. An enlisted member of the national guard
shall must be retired by order of
the governor for the following reasons:
reaching his 60th birthday loss of active reserve status; or
his unfitness for military service because of a physical disability."
Section 3. Retroactive applicability. [This act] applies retroactively, within the meaning of 1-2-109, to officers appointed by commission or warrant and all other members enlisted prior to [the effective date of this act].
Section 4. Effective date. [This act] is effective on passage and approval.