United States Code

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§ 2115.
Selection boards; information to be furnished boards
In General.—
The Secretary shall furnish the appropriate selection board convened under section 2106 of this title with—
the number of officers that the board may recommend for promotion to the next higher grade; and
the names and records of all officers who are eligible for consideration for promotion to the grade to which the board will recommend officers for promotion.
Provision of Direction and Guidance.—
In addition to the information provided pursuant to subsection (a), the Secretary may furnish the selection board—
specific direction relating to the needs of the Coast Guard for officers having particular skills, including direction relating to the need for a minimum number of officers with particular skills within a specialty; and
any other guidance that the Secretary believes may be necessary to enable the board to properly perform its functions.
Selections made based on the direction and guidance provided under this subsection shall not exceed the maximum percentage of officers who may be selected from below the announced promotion zone at any given selection board convened under section 2106 of this title.
(Added Pub. L. 88–130, § 1(10)(C), Sept. 24, 1963, 77 Stat. 180, § 258; amended Pub. L. 89–444, § 1(17), June 9, 1966, 80 Stat. 196; Pub. L. 104–324, title II, § 212, Oct. 19, 1996, 110 Stat. 3915; Pub. L. 111–281, title II, § 212(2), Oct. 15, 2010, 124 Stat. 2914; renumbered § 2115 and amended Pub. L. 115–282, title I, §§ 112(b), 123(b)(2), Dec. 4, 2018, 132 Stat. 4216, 4240.)
cite as: 14 USC 2115