|Life Insurance||A service member can qualify to have SGLI life insurance premium paid by NYS.||New York State|
|Family Separation Allowance||After 60 continuous days on SAD, if qualified, will receive federal rate.||New York State|
|Disability for Service Connected Injuries or Illness||State evaluation and payment for medical treatment. Incapacitation pay may be given if eligible. Disability benefits may be given if eligible.||New York State|
|Legal Assistance||Yes||New York State|
|Education Assistance||NYARNG, NYANG and Naval Militia Service Members, if eligible, may apply to RIRP Program for up to the current SUNY tuition rate. Does not apply to NYG. Veteran Tuition Awards may also be available from the NYS Higher Education Services Corp. (HESC).||New York State|
|Basic Pay||For Service Members under Mil Law Section 6 - Basic Pay will be adjusted to at least $125 per day to include BAS and BAH I or II. Will not be less than federal base rate for rank and years of service. If federal base rate is higher, federal rate will be paid.
For Service Members under Mil Law Section 46 - Pay and allowances are paid at federal rates.
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|Basic Allowance for Housing II (BAHII)||Short term basic allowance for housing is included in pay at onset of SAD. Allowance amount is based on yearly federal rates.||New York State|
|Basic Allowance for Housing I (BAHI)||Long term basic allowance for housing after 31 days of continuous duty on SAD and if qualified. Allowance amount is based on yearly federal rates.||New York State|
|Basic Allowance for Subsistance (BAS)||Basic Allowance for Subsistance is included in pay at onset of SAD. Allowance amount is based on yearly federal rates.||New York State|
|State Tax Exemption||For Service Members under Mil Law Section 6 - SAD pay is exempt from state income tax. Allowances are exempt from all income tax.
For Service Members under Mil Law Section 46 - Pay is not exempt from state income taxes, however, allowances are exempt from all income taxes.
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|Medical Care||Service member medical costs, if approved through the LOD process, can be paid for if disease or injury is related to SAD. If SAD is over 90 days, family members can enroll in Empire Plan with co-pay.||New York State|
PROFESSIONAL LICENSING BENEFITS:
For questions about SAD benefits, please go through your appropriate chain of command.