(a) Graduation Leave.— Graduates of the United States Military Academy, the United States Naval Academy, the United States Air Force Academy, or the Coast Guard Academy who, upon graduation, are appointed in a component of an armed force, may, in the discretion of the Secretary concerned or his designated representative, be granted graduation leave of not more than 60 days. Leave granted under this subsection is in addition to any other leave and may not be deducted from or charged against other leave authorized by this chapter, and must be completed within three months of the date of graduation. Leave under this subsection may not be carried forward as credit beyond the date of reporting to the first permanent duty station or to a port of embarkation for permanent duty outside the United States or in Alaska or Hawaii.
(b) Involuntary Leave Without Pay for Suspended Academy Cadets and Midshipmen.—
(1)Under regulations prescribed under subsection (d), the Secretary concerned may place an academy cadet or midshipman on involuntary leave for any period during which the Superintendent of the Academy at which the cadet or midshipman is admitted has suspended the cadet or midshipman from duty at the Academy—
(A)pending separation from the Academy;
(B)pending return to the Academy to repeat an academic semester or year; or
(C)for other good cause.
(2)A cadet or midshipman placed on involuntary leave under paragraph (1) is not entitled to any pay under section
203(c) of title
37 for the period of the leave.
(3)Return of an academy cadet or midshipman to a pay status at the Academy concerned from involuntary leave status under paragraph (1) does not restore any entitlement of the cadet or midshipman to pay for the period of the involuntary leave.
(c) Inapplicable Leave Provisions.— Sections
704 of this title and subsection (a) do not apply to academy cadets or midshipmen or cadets or midshipmen serving elsewhere in the armed forces.
(d) Regulations.— The Secretary concerned, or his designated representative, may prescribe regulations relating to leave for cadets and midshipmen.
(e) Definition.— In this section, the term “academy cadet or midshipman” means—
(1)a cadet of the United States Military Academy;
(2)a midshipman of the United States Naval Academy;
(3)a cadet of the United States Air Force Academy; or
(4)a cadet of the United States Coast Guard Academy.
In subsection (a), the words “outside the United States or in Alaska or Hawaii” are substituted for the words “outside the continental limits of the United States” to conform to the interpretation of those words in other sections of title 10 and revised title 37.
In subsections (a) and (b), the words “, or his designated representative,” are substituted for the last 8 words of section 32(f) of existing title 37.
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 105–261, § 562(a)(3), added subsec. (b). Former first and second sentences of subsec. (b) redesignatedsubsecs. (c) and (d), respectively.
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 105–261, § 562(a)(2), (b)(1), (c)(2), redesignated first sentence of subsec. (b) assubsec. (c), inserted heading, and substituted “academy cadets or midshipmen” for “cadets at the United States Military Academy, the United States Air Force Academy, or the Coast Guard Academy, midshipmen at the United States Naval Academy,”.
Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 105–261, § 562(a)(1), (c)(3), redesignated second sentence of subsec. (b) assubsec. (d) and inserted heading.
Section effective Nov. 1, 1962, see section 15 ofPub. L. 87–649, set out as a note preceding section
101 of Title
37, Pay and Allowances of the Uniformed Services.
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
557 of Title
6, Domestic Security, and the Department of Homeland Security Reorganization Plan of November 25, 2002, as modified, set out as a note under section
542 of Title
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