(Added Pub. L. 107–314, div. A, title V, § 531(a)(1),Dec. 2, 2002, 116 Stat. 2541; amended Pub. L. 108–136, div. A, title V, § 535(a),Nov. 24, 2003, 117 Stat. 1474; Pub. L. 109–163, div. A, title V, § 545, title VI, § 687(c)(1),Jan. 6, 2006, 119 Stat. 3254, 3333; Pub. L. 109–364, div. A, title X, § 1071(e)(2),Oct. 17, 2006, 120 Stat. 2401.)
References in Text
The National and Community Service Act of 1990, referred to in subsec. (l)(1), is Pub. L. 101–610
, Nov. 16, 1990, 104 Stat. 3127
, as amended. Subtitle C of title I of the Act is classified generally to division C (§ 12571 et seq.) of subchapter
, The Public Health and Welfare. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section
A prior section
was renumbered section
of this title.
2006—Subsec. (c)(3)(D). Pub. L. 109–163
, § 545(a), substituted “in Americorps or another domestic national service program” for “in the Peace Corps, Americorps, or another national service program”.
Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 109–163
, § 545(b), as amended by Pub. L. 109–364
, inserted “and shall include military occupational specialties for enlistments for officer training and subsequent service as an officer, in cases in which the reason for the enlistment and entry into an agreement under subsection (b) is to enter an officer training program” before period at end.
Subsec. (h)(2). Pub. L. 109–163
, § 545(c), amended par. (2) generally. Prior to amendment, par. (2) read as follows:
“(2)(A) The Secretary of Defense shall, to the maximum extent practicable, administer the receipt by National Call to Service participants of incentives under paragraph (3) or (4) of subsection (e) as if such National Call to Service participants were, in receiving such incentives, receiving educational assistance for members of the Selected Reserve under chapter
of this title.
“(B) The Secretary of Defense shall, in consultation with the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, prescribe regulations for purposes of subparagraph (A). Such regulations shall, to the maximum extent practicable, take into account the administrative provisions of chapters 30 and 36 of title
that are specified in section
of this title.”
Subsec. (i). Pub. L. 109–163
, § 687(c)(1), amended heading and text of subsec. (i) generally. Prior to amendment, text consisted of pars. (1) to (4) which related to pro rata repayments by failed National Call to Service participants, the nature of the debt owed, waiver and discharge in bankruptcy.
2003—Subsec. (j). Pub. L. 108–136
reenacted heading without change and amended text generally. Prior to amendment, text read as follows: “Amounts for payment of incentives under subsection (e), including payment of allowances for educational assistance under that subsection, shall be derived from amounts available to the Secretary of the military department concerned for payment of pay, allowances, and other expenses of the members of the armed force concerned.”
Effective Date of 2006 Amendment
Pub. L. 109–364
, div. A, title X, § 1071(e),Oct. 17, 2006, 120 Stat. 2401
, provided that the amendment made by section
is effective as of Jan. 6, 2006, and as if included in Pub. L. 109–163
Pub. L. 109–163
, div. A, title VI, § 687(f),Jan. 6, 2006, 119 Stat. 3336
, provided that: “In the case of any bonus, incentive pay, special pay, or similar payment, such as education assistance or a stipend, which the United States became obligated to pay before April 1, 2006, under a provision of law amended by subsection (b), (c), or (d) of this section [amending this section and sections
of this title, section
, Coast Guard, and sections
, Pay and Allowances of the Uniformed Services], such provision of law, as in effect on the day before the date of the enactment of this Act [Jan. 6, 2006], shall continue to apply to the payment, or any repayment, of the bonus, incentive pay, special pay, or similar payment under such provision of law.”
Transfer of Functions
For transfer of authorities, functions, personnel, and assets of the Coast Guard, including the authorities and functions of the Secretary of Transportation relating thereto, to the Department of Homeland Security, and for treatment of related references, see sections
, Domestic Security, and the Department of Homeland Security Reorganization Plan of November 25, 2002, as modified, set out as a note under section
Commencement of Program
Pub. L. 107–314
, div. A, title V, § 531(b),Dec. 2, 2002, 116 Stat. 2544
, directed the Secretary of Defense to prescribe the date, not later than Oct. 1, 2003, on which the program provided for under this section was to commence.
Pub. L. 107–314
, div. A, title V, § 531(d),Dec. 2, 2002, 116 Stat. 2544
, directed the Secretary of Defense to submit to committees of Congress a report on the Secretary’s plans for implementation of this section not later than Mar. 31, 2003.
Pub. L. 107–314
, div. A, title V, § 531(e),Dec. 2, 2002, 116 Stat. 2545
, provided that: “Not later than March 31, 2005, and March 31, 2007, the Secretary of Defense shall submit to the committees specified in subsection (d) reports on the effectiveness of the program under section
, United States Code, as added by subsection (a), in attracting new recruits to national service.”