Editorial Notes
Amendments

2021—Pub. L. 116–283 amended section generally. Prior to amendment, section consisted of subsecs. (a) to (e) relating to periodic inspection of retirement home facilities by Department of Defense Inspector General and outside inspectors.

2018—Subsecs. (c)(1), (e). Pub. L. 115–232, § 1081(c)(3), made technical amendment to directory language of Pub. L. 115–91, § 1051(d). See 2017 Amendment notes below.

2017—Subsec. (c)(1). Pub. L. 115–91, § 1413(a)(3)(A), struck out “the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness,” after “the Secretary of Defense,”.

Pub. L. 115–91, § 1051(d)(1), as amended by Pub. L. 115–232, § 1081(c)(3), struck out “Congress and” before “the Secretary of Defense,”.

Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 115–91, § 1413(a)(3)(B), which directed amendment of subsec. (e)(1) by substituting “the Secretary of Defense” for “the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness”, was executed by making the substitution in the introductory provisions of subsec. (e) to reflect the probable intent of Congress and the intervening amendment by Pub. L. 115–91, § 1051(d)(2). See below.

Pub. L. 115–91, § 1051(d)(2), as amended by Pub. L. 115–232, § 1081(c)(3), struck out “(1)” before “Not later”, redesignated subpars. (A) and (B) of par. (1) as pars. (1) and (2), respectively, and struck out par. (2) which read as follows: “Not later than 45 days after receiving a report and plan under paragraph (1), the Secretary of Defense shall submit the report and plan to Congress.”

2011—Pub. L. 112–81, § 567(c)(5), substituted “Periodic inspection of retirement home facilities by Department of Defense Inspector General and outside inspectors” for “Inspection of Retirement Home” in section catchline.

Subsec. (b)(1). Pub. L. 112–81, § 566(1), substituted “Not less often than once every three years,” for “In any year in which a facility of the Retirement Home is not inspected by a nationally recognized civilian accrediting organization,” and “of each facility of the Retirement Home” for “of that facility” and inserted “long-term care,” after “assisted living,”.

Pub. L. 112–81, § 563(b)(3)(A)(i), substituted “Advisory Council or the Resident Advisory Committee” for “Local Board for the facility or the resident advisory committee or council”.

Subsec. (b)(3). Pub. L. 112–81, § 563(b)(3)(A)(ii), substituted “Advisory Council, the Resident Advisory Committee” for “Local Board for the facility, the resident advisory committee or council”.

Subsec. (b)(4). Pub. L. 112–81, § 564(b)(1), substituted “Administrator” for “Director”.

Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 112–81, § 564(b)(1), substituted “Administrator” for “Director” in two places.

Subsec. (c)(1). Pub. L. 112–81, § 566(2)(A), substituted “90 days” for “45 days”.

Pub. L. 112–81, § 563(b)(3)(B), substituted “Advisory Council” for “Local Board for the facility”.

Subsec. (c)(2). Pub. L. 112–81, § 566(2)(B), added par. (2) and struck out former par. (2) which read as follows: “Not later than 45 days after receiving a report of the Inspector General under paragraph (1), the Administrator of the facility concerned shall submit to the Secretary of Defense, the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness, the Chief Operating Officer, and the Local Board for the facility, and to Congress, a plan to address the recommendations and other matters set forth in the report.”

Subsec. (d)(2). Pub. L. 112–81, § 564(b)(1), substituted “Administrator” for “Director”.

Subsec. (e)(1). Pub. L. 112–81, § 566(3), substituted “60 days” for “45 days” and “Chief Operating Officer shall submit to the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness, the Senior Medical Advisor” for “Director of the facility concerned shall submit to the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness, the Chief Operating Officer”.

Pub. L. 112–81, § 563(b)(3)(C), substituted “Advisory Council” for “Local Board for the facility”.

2008—Pub. L. 110–181 amended section generally. Prior to amendment, section consisted of subsecs. (a) to (c) relating to triennial inspections, alternating duties of Inspectors General, and inspection reports.

2001—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 107–107 substituted “Chief Operating Officer” for “Retirement Home Board”.

1998—Pub. L. 105–261 amended section catchline and text generally. Prior to amendment, text read as follows: “The Inspector General of the Department of Defense shall—

“(1) conduct, not later than three years after the effective date specified in section 1541(a) (and at six-year intervals thereafter), an inspection of the Retirement Home and the records of the Retirement Home;

“(2) cause the Inspector Generals of the military departments to conduct an inspection of the Retirement Home and its records at six-year intervals alternating with the inspections by the Inspector General of the Department of Defense so that each home is inspected every three years; and

“(3) submit to the Retirement Home Board, the Secretary of Defense, and Congress a report describing the results of the inspection and containing such recommendations as the Inspector General considers appropriate.”

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Effective Date of 2018 Amendment

Pub. L. 115–232, div. A, title X, § 1081(c), Aug. 13, 2018, 132 Stat. 1985, provided that the amendment made by section 1081(c)(3) is effective as of Dec. 12, 2017, and as if included in Pub. L. 115–91 as enacted.

Effective Date

Section effective one year after Nov. 5, 1990, see section 1541(a) of Pub. L. 101–510, formerly set out as a note under section 401 of this title.

First Inspection

Pub. L. 105–261, div. A, title X, § 1042(b), Oct. 17, 1998, 112 Stat. 2125, provided that:

“The first inspection under section 1518 of the Armed Forces Retirement Home Act of 1991 [24 U.S.C. 418], as amended by subsection (a), shall be carried out during fiscal year 1999.”