10 U.S. Code § 617 - Reports of selection boards

(a) Each selection board convened under section 611 (a) of this title shall submit to the Secretary of the military department concerned a written report, signed by each member of the board, containing a list of the names of the officers it recommends for promotion and certifying
(1) that the board has carefully considered the record of each officer whose name was furnished to it under section 615 of this title, and
(2) that, in the opinion of a majority of the members of the board, the officers recommended for promotion by the board are best qualified for promotion to meet the needs of the armed force concerned (as noted in the guidelines or information furnished the board under section 615 (b) of this title) among those officers whose names were furnished to the selection board.
(b) A selection board convened under section 611 (a) of this title shall include in its report to the Secretary concerned the name of any regular or reserve officer before it for consideration for promotion whose record, in the opinion of a majority of the members of the board, indicates that the officer should be required under chapter 60 or 1411 of this title to show cause for his retention on active duty.
(c) A selection board convened under section 611 (a) of this title shall include in its report to the Secretary concerned the name of any officer considered and not recommended for promotion by the board who submitted to the board a request not to be selected for promotion or who otherwise directly caused his nonselection through written communication to the Board under section 614 (b) of this title.

Source

(Added Pub. L. 96–513, title I, § 105,Dec. 12, 1980, 94 Stat. 2853; amended Pub. L. 100–456, div. A, title V, § 501(c),Sept. 29, 1988, 102 Stat. 1966; Pub. L. 102–484, div. A, title X, § 1052(8),Oct. 23, 1992, 106 Stat. 2499; Pub. L. 103–337, div. A, title XVI, § 1623,Oct. 5, 1994, 108 Stat. 2961; Pub. L. 105–261, div. A, title V, § 502(b),Oct. 17, 1998, 112 Stat. 2003; Pub. L. 106–65, div. A, title V, § 503(a),Oct. 5, 1999, 113 Stat. 590.)
Amendments

1999—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 106–65struck out “regular” before “officer”.
1998—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 105–261added subsec. (c).
1994—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 103–337inserted “or reserve” after “any regular” and “or 1411” after “chapter 60”.
1992—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 102–484substituted “section 615 (b)” for “section 615 (a)”.
1988—Subsec. (a)(2). Pub. L. 100–456inserted “(as noted in the guidelines or information furnished the board under section 615 (a) of this title)” after “concerned”.
Effective Date of 1999 Amendment

Pub. L. 106–65, div. A, title V, § 503(b),Oct. 5, 1999, 113 Stat. 590, provided that: “The amendment made by subsection (a) [amending this section] shall apply with respect to boards convened under section 611 (a) of title 10, United States Code, on or after the date of the enactment of this Act [Oct. 5, 1999].”
Effective Date of 1998 Amendment

Pub. L. 105–261, div. A, title V, § 502(c),Oct. 17, 1998, 112 Stat. 2003, provided that: “The amendments made by this section [amending this section and section 1174 of this title] shall apply with respect to selection boards convened under section 611 (a) of title 10, United States Code, on or after the date of the enactment of this Act [Oct. 17, 1998].”
Effective Date of 1994 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 103–337effective Oct. 1, 1996, see section 1691(b)(1) ofPub. L. 103–337, set out as a note under section 10001 of this title.
Effective Date of 1988 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 100–456effective 60 days after Sept. 29, 1988, and applicable with respect to selection boards convened under section 611 (a) of this title on or after that effective date, see section 501(e) ofPub. L. 100–456, set out as a note under section 615 of this title.

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