Historical and Revision Notes
Source (U.S. Code)
Source (Statutes at Large)
10:631a (less last proviso).
The words “former” and “as an enlisted member” are inserted for clarity. The words “credit for service” are substituted for the words “of service”. The words “in his grade” are substituted for the words “in the appropriate enlisted grade”. The words “he applies” are substituted for the words “application * * * shall be made”. The words “Hereafter” and “while on active duty” are omitted as surplusage.
2008—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 110–181, § 506(a)(1), substituted “an officer” for “a Reserve officer” and “an appointment” for “a temporary appointment”.
Subsec. (b)(1). Pub. L. 110–181, § 506(a)(2)(A), substituted “an officer” for “a Reserve officer” in introductory provisions.
Subsec. (b)(2). Pub. L. 110–181, § 506(a)(2)(B), substituted “the commission” for “the Reserve commission”.
1992—Pub. L. 102–484 designated existing provisions as subsec. (a), added subsec. (b), and struck out at end of subsec. (a) “However, if his service as an officer terminated by a general discharge, he may, under regulations to be prescribed by the Secretary of the Army, be so reenlisted.”
1958—Pub. L. 85–603 limited entitlement to be reenlisted in enlisted grade to those officers whose service terminated by an honorable discharge and those relieved from active duty for a purpose other than to await appellate review of a sentence that includes dismissal or dishonorable discharge, and provided that persons whose service terminated by a general discharge, may, under regulations to be prescribed by the Secretary of the Army, be so reenlisted.
Amendment by Pub. L. 115–232 effective
Pub. L. 102–484, div. A, title V, § 520(c),