10 U.S. Code § 10305 - Air Force Reserve Forces Policy Committee

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(a) There is in the Office of the Secretary of the Air Force an Air Reserve Forces Policy Committee on Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve Policy. The Committee shall review and comment upon major policy matters directly affecting the reserve components and the mobilization preparedness of the Air Force. The Committee’s comments on such policy matters shall accompany the final report regarding any such matters submitted to the Secretary of the Air Force and the Chief of Staff.
(b) The committee consists of officers in the grade of colonel or above, as follows:
(1) five members of the Regular Air Force on duty with the Air Staff;
(2) five members of the Air National Guard of the United States not on active duty; and
(3) five members of the Air Force Reserve not on active duty.
(c) The members of the Committee shall select the Chairman from among the members on the Committee not on active duty.
(d) A majority of the members of the Committee shall act whenever matters affecting both the Air National Guard of the United States and Air Force Reserve are being considered. However, when any matter solely affecting one of the Air Force Reserve components is being considered, it shall be acted upon only by the Subcommittee on Air National Guard Policy or the Subcommittee on Air Force Reserve Policy, as appropriate.
(e) The Subcommittee on Air National Guard Policy consists of the members of the Committee other than the Air Force Reserve members.
(f) The Subcommittee on Air Force Reserve Policy consists of the members of the Committee other than the Air National Guard members.
(g) Membership on the Air Staff Committee is determined by the Secretary of the Air Force and is for a minimum period of three years. Except in the case of members of the Committee from the Regular Air Force, the Secretary of the Air Force, when appointing new members, shall insure that among the officers of each component on the Committee there will at all times be two or more members with more than one year of continuous service on the Committee.
(h) There shall be not less than 10 officers of the Air National Guard of the United States and the Air Force Reserve on duty with the Air Staff, one-half of whom shall be from each of those components. These officers shall be considered as additional members of the Air Staff while on that duty.

Source

(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 491, § 8033; Pub. L. 85–861, § 33(a)(17),Sept. 2, 1958, 72 Stat. 1565; Pub. L. 90–168, § 2(21),Dec. 1, 1967, 81 Stat. 525; renumbered § 8021 and amended Pub. L. 99–433, title V, § 521(a)(6),Oct. 1, 1986, 100 Stat. 1059; renumbered § 10305,Pub. L. 103–337, div. A, title XVI, § 1661(b)(2)(B),Oct. 5, 1994, 108 Stat. 2981.)

Historical and Revision Notes 1956 Act
Revised section Source (U.S. Code) Source (Statutes at Large)
8033(a)
8033(b)
8033(c)
8033(d)
8033(e)
8033(f) 10:38 (1st par., less last 37 words).
10:38 (last 37 words of 1st par.).
10:38 (1st sentence, less proviso, of 2d par.).
10:38 (proviso of 1st sentence of 2d par.).
10:38 (2d sentence, and 3d sentence less proviso, of 2d par.).
10:38 (proviso of 3d sentence, and last sentence, of 2d par.). June 3, 1916, ch. 134, § 5 (less last par.); June 4, 1920, ch. 227, subch. I, § 5 (1st 7 pars.); Sept. 22, 1922, ch. 423, § 1, July 2, 1926, ch. 721, § 5; May 21, 1928, ch. 647; added June 15, 1933, ch. 87, § 2 (less last par.), 48 Stat. 153; June 3, 1938, ch. 319; July 14, 1939, ch. 269; June 28, 1950, ch. 383, § 401(b), 64 Stat. 271.
8033(g) 5:626(f). July 26, 1947, ch. 343, § 207(f), 61 Stat. 503.

In subsection (a), the words “the following subjects” are inserted for clarity.
In subsections (a) and (c), the words “of officers”, after the word “committee”, are inserted for clarity. The words “and of” are substituted for the words “to which shall be added”.
In subsection (e), the words “For the purpose specified herein” are omitted as surplusage. The words “on that duty” are substituted for the words “so serving”.
In subsection (g), the word “perform” is substituted for the words “be charged with”. All of 5:626(f) except the first proviso of the first sentence is omitted as executed. The words “Territories, Puerto Rico, the Canal Zone, and the District of Columbia” are inserted to conform to other sections of this title which, in describing the National Guard, also include these jurisdictions.
1958 Act
The change is necessary to make subsection (d) coextensive with subsection (c), to which it was a proviso in the source law, the Act of June 3, 1916, chapter 134, section 5 (1st sentence of 2d par.) (formerly 10 U.S.C. 38 (1st sentence of 2d par.)).
Amendments

1994—Pub. L. 103–337renumbered section 8021 of this title as this section.
1986—Pub. L. 99–433, § 521(a)(6)(C), renumbered section 8033 of this title as this section, and substituted “Air Force Reserve Forces Policy Committee” for “Reserve components of Air Force; policies and regulations for government of: functions of National Guard Bureau with respect to Air National Guard” in section catchline.
Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 99–433, § 521(a)(6)(A), substituted “Policy. The Committee” for “Policy which”, inserted “and the mobilization preparedness”, and substituted “Air Force. The” for “Air Force and the” and “Secretary of the Air Force and the Chief of Staff” for “Chief of Staff, and the Assistant Secretary responsible for reserve affairs”.
Subsec. (b)(2). Pub. L. 99–433, § 521(a)(6)(B), inserted “and” after the semicolon.
1967—Pub. L. 90–168amended section generally, and among other changes, redesignated subsec. (e) as (h) and increased from seven to eight the number of subsecs. in the section and in such subsecs. (a)–(h) restated with certain changes the existing authority relating to the Staff Committee on Air Force Reserve Policy within the Office of the Secretary of the Air Force, reduced the membership of the Committee from 21 to 15, reduced the grade requirements so as to permit inclusion of colonels, and provided that the Committee review and comment on all major policies affecting Air Force Reserve matters and that the Committee comments accompany any final submission to the Chief of Staff and Assistant Secretary responsible for Reserve matters.
1958—Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 85–861substituted “affecting the organization, distribution, training, appointment, assignment, promotion, or discharge of members of the Air Force Reserve and those of either” for “affecting the Air Force Reserve and either”.
Effective Date of 1967 Amendment

For effective date of amendment by Pub. L. 90–168, see section 7 ofPub. L. 90–168, set out as a note under section 138 of this title.
Effective Date of 1958 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 85–861effective Aug. 10, 1956, see section 33(g) ofPub. L. 85–861, set out as a note under section 101 of this title.

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