10 U.S. Code § 12737 - Limitation on active duty

A member of the armed forces may not be ordered to active duty solely for the purpose of qualifying the member for retired pay under this chapter.

Source

(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 104, § 1337; renumbered § 12737 and amended Pub. L. 103–337, div. A, title XVI, § 1662(j)(1),Oct. 5, 1994, 108 Stat. 2998, 3003.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised section Source (U.S. Code) Source (Statutes at Large)
1337 10:1036h.
34:440p. June 29, 1948, ch. 708, § 309, 62 Stat. 1090.

10:1036h (1st sentence) and 34:440p (1st sentence) are omitted as surplusage. The words “member of the armed forces” are substituted for the word “person”, since only a member may be “ordered to active duty”.
Amendments

1994—Pub. L. 103–337renumbered section 1337 of this title as this section and amended text generally, substituting “the member” for “him”.
Effective Date of 1994 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 103–337effective Dec. 1, 1994, except as otherwise provided, see section 1691 ofPub. L. 103–337, set out as an Effective Date note under section 10001 of this title.

 

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