California Military and Veterans Code Section 400

CA Mil & Vet Code § 400 (2017)  

For purposes of this chapter, the following definitions apply:

(a) “Service member” means both of the following:

(1) Officers and enlisted members of the National Guard called or ordered into active state service by the Governor pursuant to the provisions of Section 143 or 146 or into active federal service by the President of the United States pursuant to Title 10 or 32 of the United States Code.

(2) Reservists of the United States Military Reserve who have been called to full-time active duty.

(b) “Military service” means full-time active state service or full-time active federal service, as defined in paragraph (1) of subdivision (a), or full-time active duty of a reservist, as defined in paragraph (2) of subdivision (a), for a period in excess of seven days in any 14-day period. For any service member who has been called to active service or duty since September 11, 2001, to engage in homeland defense against terrorism, his or her days of service prior to the effective date of this section shall be credited toward this seven-day period.

(Added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 60, Sec. 6. Effective June 21, 2002.)

Last modified: October 25, 2018