Provisions similar to those in this section were contained in section
of this title, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 103–337
, § 904(b)(1).
2008—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 110–181
substituted “joint activity of the Department of Defense” for “joint bureau of the Department of the Army and the Department of the Air Force”.
Section 904(d) ofPub. L. 103–337
, as amended by Pub. L. 104–106
, div. A, title XV, § 1504(a)(6),Feb. 10, 1996, 110 Stat. 513
, provided that: “The provisions of chapter
, United States Code, as added by subsection (a), shall become effective, and the repeal made by subsection (b) [repealing section
of this title] and the amendment made by subsection (c) [amending section
, National Guard] shall take effect, at the end of the 90-day period beginning on the date of the enactment of this Act [Oct. 5, 1994].”