10 U.S. Code § 634 - Retirement for years of service: regular colonels and Navy captains

(a) 30 Years of Active Commissioned Service.— Except as provided in subsection (b) and as provided under section 637 (b) of this title, each officer of the Regular Army, Regular Air Force, or Regular Marine Corps who holds the regular grade of colonel, and each officer of the Regular Navy who holds the regular grade of captain, who is not on a list of officers recommended for promotion to the regular grade of brigadier general or rear admiral (lower half), respectively, shall, if not earlier retired, be retired on the first day of the month after the month in which he completes 30 years of active commissioned service.
(b) Exceptions.— Subsection (a) does not apply to the following:
(1) An officer of the Navy who is designated for limited duty to whom section 6383 (a)(4) of this title applies.
(2) An officer of the Navy or Marine Corps who is a permanent professor at the United States Naval Academy.

Source

(Added Pub. L. 96–513, title I, § 105,Dec. 12, 1980, 94 Stat. 2862; amended Pub. L. 97–86, title IV, § 405(b)(1),Dec. 1, 1981, 95 Stat. 1105; Pub. L. 98–525, title XIV, § 1405(13),Oct. 19, 1984, 98 Stat. 2622; Pub. L. 99–145, title V, § 514(b)(1),Nov. 8, 1985, 99 Stat. 628; Pub. L. 102–484, div. A, title V, § 504(b),Oct. 23, 1992, 106 Stat. 2403; Pub. L. 103–160, div. A, title V, § 561(e),Nov. 30, 1993, 107 Stat. 1667; Pub. L. 105–261, div. A, title V, § 504(b),Oct. 17, 1998, 112 Stat. 2004; Pub. L. 109–163, div. A, title V, § 509(a)(2),Jan. 6, 2006, 119 Stat. 3229.)
Amendments

2006—Pub. L. 109–163designated existing provisions as subsec. (a), inserted heading, substituted “Except as provided in subsection (b) and as provided” for “Except an officer of the Navy who is designated for limited duty to whom section 6383 (a)(4) of this title applies and except as provided”, and added subsec. (b).
1998—Pub. L. 105–261inserted “an officer of the Navy who is designated for limited duty to whom section 6383 (a)(4) of this title applies and except” after “Except” and struck out at end “During the period beginning on July 1, 1993, and ending on October 1, 1999, the preceding sentence shall not apply to an officer of the Regular Navy designated for limited duty to whom section 6383 (a)(4) of this title applies.”
1993—Pub. L. 103–160substituted “October 1, 1999” for “October 1, 1995”.
1992—Pub. L. 102–484inserted at end “During the period beginning on July 1, 1993, and ending on October 1, 1995, the preceding sentence shall not apply to an officer of the Regular Navy designated for limited duty to whom section 6383 (a)(4) of this title applies.”
1985—Pub. L. 99–145substituted “rear admiral (lower half)” for “commodore”.
1984—Pub. L. 98–525substituted “30” for “thirty”.
1981—Pub. L. 97–86substituted “commodore” for “commodore admiral”.
Effective Date of 1981 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 97–86effective Sept. 15, 1981, see section 405(f) ofPub. L. 97–86, set out as a note under section 101 of this title.

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