10 U.S. Code § 2128 - Accession bonus for members of the program

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(a) Availability of Bonus.— The Secretary of Defense may offer a person who enters into an agreement under section 2122 (a)(2) of this title an accession bonus of not more than $20,000 as part of the agreement.
(b) Relation to Other Payments.— An accession bonus paid a person under this section is in addition to any other amounts payable to the person under this subchapter.
(c) Repayment.— A person who receives an accession bonus under this section, but fails to comply with the agreement under section 2122 (a)(2) of this title or to commence or complete the active duty obligation imposed by section 2123 of this title, shall be subject to the repayment provisions of section 303a (e) of title 37.


(Added Pub. L. 110–181, div. A, title VI, § 623(a),Jan. 28, 2008, 122 Stat. 152.)
Prior Provisions

Prior sections 2128 to 2130 were renumbered sections 16201 to 16203 of this title, respectively.
Effective Date

Pub. L. 110–181, div. A, title VI, § 623(c),Jan. 28, 2008, 122 Stat. 152, provided that: “The amendment made by subsection (a) [enacting this section] shall apply with respect to agreements entered into under section 2122 (a)(2) of title 10, United States Code, on or after the date of the enactment of this Act [Jan. 28, 2008].”

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