2019 New Hampshire Revised Statutes
Title VIII - Public Defense and Veterans' Affairs
Chapter 110-B - Department of Military Affairs and Veterans Services
Section 110-B:66 - Compensation for Injuries and Illness.

Universal Citation: NH Rev Stat § 110-B:66 (2019)
    110-B:66 Compensation for Injuries and Illness. –
I. Any member of the national guard serving on state active duty pursuant to this chapter, within or without the state, who, while serving on state active duty, sustains an "injury" or "personal injury," as defined in RSA 281-A, shall be entitled to receive benefits pursuant to RSA 281-A.
II. Members of the national guard on state active duty who become ill or whose injuries do not fall within the definition of RSA 281-A shall receive appropriate medical attention and treatment. If the member does not have health insurance, the state shall pay the cost of necessary medical treatment during the period of state active duty. In the event that the individual has health insurance, the state shall reimburse the individual for all expenses that are the responsibility of the individual incurred in the treatment of the condition during the period of state active duty.
III. Members unable to return to their civilian employment by reason of an injury or illness that occurred on state active duty may be retained on state active duty for a period of time, which shall normally not exceed 30 days.
IV. The governor is hereby authorized to draw a warrant for sums sufficient to pay for awards made under this section out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, and said sums are hereby appropriated.

Source. 1981, 434:1. 1985, 25:5. 1994, 158:16. 2007, 231:1, eff. Aug. 24, 2007.

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