Maryland Military Leave Amendments Take Effect

Author: Melissa Burdorf, XpertHR Legal Editor

Implementation Date: October 1, 2016

Maryland state law applying federal Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) protections to members of the Maryland National Guard and Maryland Defense Force has been amended to:

  • Apply to National Guard members whether or not they are a resident of or employed in Maryland;
  • Apply to National Guard members of any state or the District of Columbia; and
  • Remove coverage of Maryland Defense Force members.

+2016 Bill Text MD S.B. 281