Provisions similar to those in subsecs. (a) and (b) of this section were contained in sections
of this title, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 103–337
, § 1629(a)(2), (c)(2).
2008—Pub. L. 110–181
, § 503(c)(2), substituted “six years” for “five years” in section catchline.
Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 110–181
, § 503(c)(1), substituted “six years” for “five years”.
Section 1689 of title XVI of div. A of Pub. L. 103–337
provided that: “A reserve officer of the Army, Navy, Air Force, or Marine Corps who was in an active status on the day before the effective date of this title [Oct. 1, 1996, see section 1691(b)(1), (2) ofPub. L. 103–337
, set out as an Effective Date note under section
of this title] and who was subject to placement of the reserve active-status list on the effective date of this title may not be discharged under section
, United States Code, as added by this title, until on or after the day on which that officer completes three years of continuous service as a reserve commissioned officer.”