5923.12 Pay and allowances for state active duty; pay for Ohio cyber reserve; protections afforded members.

When ordered to state active duty by the governor, for which duty federal basic pay and allowances are not authorized, members of the organized militia of Ohio shall receive the same pay and allowances for each day's service as is provided for commissioned officers, warrant officers, noncommissioned officers, and enlisted personnel of like grade and longevity in the armed forces of the United States, together with the necessary transportation, housing, and subsistence allowances as prescribed by the United States department of defense pay manual, or an amount not less than seventy-five dollars per day as base pay for each day's duty performed, whichever is greater.

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, Ohio cyber reserve members shall receive a rate of pay determined and provided by rule by the adjutant general, in the name of the governor. The rule shall establish a rate of pay commensurate with those specified in pay schedules established by the director of administrative services for information technology employees of the state who have comparable training, experience, and professional qualifications.

When ordered by the governor to perform training or duty under this section or section 5919.29 of the Revised Code, members of the Ohio national guard shall have the protections afforded to persons on federal active duty by "The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act," 117 Stat. 2835, 50 U.S.C.A. App. 501.


Amended by 133rd General Assembly File No. TBD, SB 52, §1, eff. 1/24/2020.

Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.138, HB 490, §1, eff. 9/28/2012.

Effective Date: 09-29-1994 .