2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 18A - EDUCATION
Section 18A:6-32-d-1 - 1943, c. 187 (C. 18:5-50.14 to C. 18:5-50.16 incl.)

18A:6-32 1943, c. 187 (C. 18:5-50.14 to C. 18:5-50.16 incl.)

1. Any person holding office, position or employment under the government of any public school district or county vocational school system of this State or in any public educational institution under the control of the Commissioner of Education or the State Board of Education, who, after July first, one thousand nine hundred and forty, has entered, or hereafter shall enter, full time service of the American Red Cross, in time of war or an emergency, shall be entitled to all of the benefits and privileges concerning tenure and pensions as in this act provided.

2. Any such person who at the time of such entry was or is a member in good standing of the Teachers' Pension and Annuity Fund, if he was or shall be granted leave of absence to enter such service, shall not be subject to subsections "a" and "b" of section 18:13-41 of the Revised Statutes, and shall not lose his membership status which he enjoyed at the time of entering the service of any of said organizations providing he terminates his service with such organization within two years after the termination of such state of war or of emergency and resumes service under the government of any public school district or county vocational school system or in any public institution under the control of the Commissioner of Education or the State Board of Education within six months after the date of the termination of his service with the American Red Cross, and such person may contribute to said fund on the same basis as if said person had not entered said service or such contributions may be made for him by the board of education of said school district or by the board of education of said county vocational school system or by the State, as the case may be, during his said absence and until he shall resume the office, position or employment held by him as provided in this act or such person may within six months after resuming such office, position or employment make such contribution to said fund as may be requisite to complete his contributions to said fund to the date of the making of such contribution.

3. Any such person, being under tenure at the time of entering the service of the American Red Cross, who was or shall be granted a leave of absence by his employer or employing body for the length of such service; provided , he terminates such service within two years of the termination of such state of war or of emergency, and for six months after the date of the termination of his service and shall be protected in the tenure rights which he possessed at the time of entering such service and shall be entitled to resume the office, position or employment, held by him at the time he entered such service, within three months from the time of making application therefor, provided such application is made within three months from the date of the termination of such service and provided that he terminates such service within two years after the termination of such state of war or of emergency.

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