5919.31 Reimbursement of active duty members for life insurance premiums.

(A) If an active duty member of the Ohio national guard chooses to purchase life insurance pursuant to the "Servicemembers' Group Life Insurance Act," 79 Stat. 880 et seq. (1965), 38 U.S.C. 1965 et seq. and if the adjutant general determines that the member is ineligible for reimbursement of associated premiums under federal law, the adjutant general shall reimburse the member in an amount equal to the monthly premium paid for each month or part of a month by the member pursuant to the act while being an active duty member.

(B) The adjutant general may request additional money from the controlling board if the adjutant general does not have sufficient available unencumbered funds to reimburse active duty members for life insurance premiums pursuant to this section.

(C) The adjutant general may prescribe and enforce regulations to implement the requirements of this section. In prescribing and enforcing those regulations, the adjutant general need not comply with section 111.15 or Chapter 119. of the Revised Code.

(D) As used in this section, "active duty member" means a member of the Ohio national guard on active duty pursuant to an executive order of the president of the United States, the "Act of October 28, 2004," 118 Stat. 1878, 32 U.S.C. 901 to 908 , as amended, another act of the congress of the United States, or a proclamation of the governor, but does not include a member performing full-time Ohio national guard duty or performing special work active duty under the "Act of October 3, 1964," 78 Stat. 999, 32 U.S.C. 502(f) .

Cite as R.C. § 5919.31

History. Effective Date: 09-09-2005; 2006 HB699 12-28-2006