United States Code

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§ 3031.
Pay and allowances; date of acceptance of promotion
(a)
Acceptance and date of promotion
An officer of the commissioned corps who is promoted to a higher grade—
(1)
is deemed for all purposes to have accepted the promotion upon the date the promotion is made by the President, unless the officer expressly declines the promotion; and
(2)
(b)
Oath of office

An officer who subscribed to the oath of office required by section 3331 of title 5 shall not be required to renew such oath or to take a new oath upon promotion to a higher grade, if the service of the officer after the taking of such oath is continuous.

(Pub. L. 107–372, title II, § 231, Dec. 19, 2002, 116 Stat. 3087.)
cite as: 33 USC 3031