2009—Pub. L. 111–97
inserted “and spouses of military personnel” after “military personnel” in section catchline, designated existing provisions as subsec.(a), inserted heading, and added subsec. (b).
Pub. L. 111–97
, § 2(c), Nov. 11, 2009, 123 Stat. 3007
, provided that: “Subsection (b) of section
705 of such Act [Servicemembers Civil Relief Act] (50 App.
), as added by subsection (a) of this section, shall apply with respect to absences from States described in such subsection (b) on or after the date of the enactment of this Act [Nov. 11, 2009], regardless of the date of the military or naval order concerned.”