N.Y. Military Law Section 246
Leave of absence for public employees who are war veterans to continue study


Notwithstanding the provisions of any law to the contrary, every public officer and employee, who served in the armed forces of the United States on or after September sixteenth, nineteen hundred forty, and prior to the termination of hostilities in world war II, or during the period of hostilities engaged in by the armed forces of the United States on and after June twenty-fifth, nineteen hundred fifty, or who served in the armed forces of the United States after January thirty-first, nineteen hundred fifty-five, and who is eligible under the provisions enacted by the congress of the United States known as “Servicemen’s Readjustment Act of nineteen hundred forty-four,” or “Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of nineteen hundred fifty-two,” or “Veterans’ Readjustment Benefits Act of nineteen hundred sixty-six,” to continue the pursuit of studies or to take a refresher or retraining course shall be granted a leave of absence from his position for the period of such course of study, not to exceed four years. Such public officer or employee shall be reinstated to his position provided he makes application for such reinstatement within sixty days after the termination of such course of study.

Source: Section 246 — Leave of absence for public employees who are war veterans to continue study, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/MIL/246 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 15, 2024).

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Relief from civil or criminal liability
235‑A
Income and resources not to include agent orange benefits
236
Right of way
237
Free passage through toll-gates and tunnels and over toll-bridges and ferries
238
Converting military property
238‑A
Damaging military or naval equipment, supplies or stores
238‑B
Seizing military stores belonging to the state
238‑C
Wearing of uniforms
239
Trespassers and disturbers to be placed in arrest
240
Military parades and organizations by unauthorized bodies prohibited
240‑A
Historic military commands
241
Devises and bequests
242
Rights of public officers and employees absent on military duty as members of the organized militia or of reserve forces or reserve compo...
243
Provisions applicable to public employees who are absent on military duty
243‑A
Non-contributory retirement service credit for members of the New York state and local retirement systems or the New York state teachers’...
243‑B
Civil service examinations by military personnel
243‑B*2
Payment of certain pension contributions by the city of New York
243‑C
Application period for civil service examinations for military personnel
243‑D
Non-contributory retirement service credit for members of the New York state and local retirement systems, the New York city retirement s...
244
Members of pension system absent on military duty
244‑A
Credit to members of public retirement systems for military service performed during war
245
Retirement allowances of certain war veterans
246
Leave of absence for public employees who are war veterans to continue study
247
Medals and decorations
248
Oaths
249
State and municipal officers and employees granted leaves of absence on July fourth in certain cases
250
Recording certificates of honorable discharge
250‑A
Lt
251
Depriving members of organized militia of employment
252
Discrimination against members of organized militia
253
Military service by parent
254
Video teleconferencing for families of persons ordered to active duty
255
Benefit information for national guard members and families

Accessed:
Jun. 15, 2024

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

§ 246’s source at nysenate​.gov

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