10 U.S. Code § 1605 - Benefits for certain employees assigned outside the United States

(a)
(1) The Secretary of Defense may provide to civilian personnel described in subsection (d) allowances and benefits comparable to those provided by the Secretary of State to officers and employees of the Foreign Service under paragraphs (2), (3), (4), (5), (6), (7), (8), and (13) of section 901 andsections 705 and 903 of the Foreign Service Act of 1980 (22 U.S.C. 4081 (2), (3), (4), (5), (6), (7), (8), and (13), 4025, 4083) and under section 5924 (4) of title 5.
(2) The Secretary may also provide to any such civilian personnel special retirement accrual benefits in the same manner provided for certain officers and employees of the Central Intelligence Agency in section 303 of the Central Intelligence Agency Retirement Act (50 U.S.C. 2153) and in section 18 of the Central Intelligence Agency Act of 1949 (50 U.S.C. 403r). [1]
(b) The authority of the Secretary of Defense to make payments under subsection (a) is effective for any fiscal year only to the extent that appropriated funds are available for such purpose.
(c) Regulations prescribed under subsection (a) may not take effect until the Secretary of Defense has submitted such regulations to—
(1) the Committee on Armed Services and the Select Committee on Intelligence of the Senate; and
(2) the Committee on Armed Services and the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence of the House of Representatives.
(d) Subsection (a) applies to civilian personnel of the Department of Defense who—
(1) are United States nationals;
(2) in the case of employees of the Defense Intelligence Agency, are assigned to duty outside the United States and, in the case of other employees, are assigned to Defense Attache Offices or Defense Intelligence Agency Liaison Offices outside the United States; and
(3) are designated by the Secretary of Defense for the purposes of subsection (a).


[1]  See References in Text note below.

Source

(Added Pub. L. 98–215, title V, § 501(a),Dec. 9, 1983, 97 Stat. 1478, § 192; renumbered § 1605 and amended Pub. L. 99–145, title XIII, § 1302(a)(1),Nov. 8, 1985, 99 Stat. 737; Pub. L. 99–335, title V, § 507(b),June 6, 1986, 100 Stat. 628; Pub. L. 99–569, title V, § 501,Oct. 27, 1986, 100 Stat. 3198; Pub. L. 101–193, title V, § 505(a),Nov. 30, 1989, 103 Stat. 1709; Pub. L. 102–496, title VIII, § 803(d),Oct. 24, 1992, 106 Stat. 3253; Pub. L. 103–160, div. A, title XI, § 1182(a)(3),Nov. 30, 1993, 107 Stat. 1771; Pub. L. 104–93, title V, § 502(a),Jan. 6, 1996, 109 Stat. 972; Pub. L. 104–201, div. A, title XVI, § 1633(c)(1),Sept. 23, 1996, 110 Stat. 2751; Pub. L. 106–65, div. A, title X, § 1067(1),Oct. 5, 1999, 113 Stat. 774.)
References in Text

The Central Intelligence Agency Act of 1949, referred to in subsec. (a)(2), is act June 20, 1949, ch. 227, 63 Stat. 208, which was formerly classified generally to section 403a et seq. of Title 50, War and National Defense, prior to editorial reclassification in Title 50, and is now classified generally to chapter 46 (§ 3501 et seq.) of Title 50. Section 18 of the Act is now classified to section 3518 of Title 50. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Tables.
Amendments

1999—Subsec. (c)(2). Pub. L. 106–65substituted “Committee on Armed Services” for “Committee on National Security”.
1996—Pub. L. 104–201substituted “assigned outside the United States” for “of the Defense Intelligence Agency” in section catchline.
Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 104–93, § 502(a)(1), designated first sentence of existing text as par. (1) and substituted “described in subsection (d)” for “of the Department of Defense who are United States nationals, who are assigned to Defense Attache Offices and Defense Intelligence Agency Liaison Offices outside the United States, and who are designated by the Secretary of Defense for the purposes of this subsection,”, and designated second sentence of existing text as par. (2).
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 104–93, § 502(a)(2), added subsec. (c) and struck out former subsec. (c) which read as follows: “Regulations issued pursuant to subsection (a) shall be submitted to the Committee on Armed Services and the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Armed Services and the Select Committee on Intelligence of the Senate before such regulations take effect.”
Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 104–93, § 502(a)(3), added subsec. (d).
1993—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 103–160substituted “(50 U.S.C. 2153)” for “(50 U.S.C. 403 note)”.
1992—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 102–496substituted “the Central Intelligence Agency Retirement Act” for “the Central Intelligence Agency Retirement Act of 1964 for Certain Employees” and inserted “(50 U.S.C. 403r)” after “the Central Intelligence Agency Act of 1949”.
1989—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 101–193struck out “who are subject to chapter 84 of title 5,” after “such civilian personnel” in last sentence and inserted reference to section 18 of the Central Intelligence Agency Act of 1949.
1986—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 99–569inserted reference to par. (5) of section 901 of the Foreign Service Act of 1980 (22 U.S.C. 4081 (5)).
Pub. L. 99–335inserted provision authorizing the Secretary to provide to any civilian personnel subject to chapter 84 of title 5 special retirement accrual benefits in the same manner provided for certain officers and employees of the Central Intelligence Agency in section 303 of the Central Intelligence Agency Retirement Act of 1964 for Certain Employees.
1985—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 99–145, § 1302(a)(1)(A), (B), struck out references to Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency and to military personnel, substituted “sections 705 and 903” for “under sections 903, 705, and 2308”, and substituted “(22 U.S.C. 4081 (2), (3), (4), (6), (7), (8), and (13), 4025, 4083) and under section 5924 (4) of title 5.” for “(22 U.S.C. 4025; 22 U.S.C. 4081 (2), (3), (4), (6), (7), (8), and (13); 22 U.S.C. 4083; 5 U.S.C. 5924 (4)).”
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 99–145, § 1302(a)(1)(A), struck out reference to Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency.
Subsecs. (c), (d). Pub. L. 99–145, § 1302(a)(1)(C), struck out subsec. (c) which read as follows: “Members of the Armed Forces may not receive benefits under both subsection (a) and title 37, United States Code, for the same purpose. The Secretary of Defense shall prescribe such regulations as may be necessary to carry out this subsection.”, and redesignated former subsec. (d) as (c).
Effective Date of 1996 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 104–201effective Oct. 1, 1996, see section 1635 ofPub. L. 104–201, set out as a note under section 1593 of this title.
Effective Date of 1992 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 102–496effective on first day of fourth month beginning after Oct. 24, 1992, see section 805 ofPub. L. 102–496, set out as a note under section 2001 of Title 50, War and National Defense.
Effective Date of 1986 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 99–335effective Jan. 1, 1987, see section 702(a) ofPub. L. 99–335, set out as an Effective Date note under section 8401 of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.

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