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Senator Mike Morrell gets the Senate to Agree with him: Let Activated THE GUARD Members Keep More of their Pay
for Emergency Service. California National Guard serves at the command of the governor,
when called up during emergencies.
Senate Bill #924, by Senator Mike
Morrell (R-Rancho Cucamonga), would exempt from state income taxes income that
is paid by the state to Guard Members when activated in emergency
“Passing this legislation honors the
sacrifices made by individuals who are called away from their families in times
of crisis to protect our homes and property,” states the Senator.
The Bill follows the lead of
states like New York, Oregon, Virginia, Florida, Illinois, Massachusetts, and
Michigan, all of which offer various tax benefits to members of the Armed
Senate Bill #924 is sponsored by the National Guard Association of California,
which advocates for the interests of current and past members of the State Military Department as well as
its federal active duty and reserve force comrades in arms.
measure passed with full Senate consent. It next heads to the State of
California Assembly for consideration.
by the Office of Senator Morrell.
May 31, 2018