10 U.S. Code § 8992 - Recomputation of retired pay to reflect advancement on retired list

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(a) Entitlement to Recomputation.— An enlisted member or warrant officer of the Air Force who is advanced on the retired list under section 8964 of this title is entitled to recompute his retired pay in accordance with this section.
(b) Formula.— The monthly retired pay of a member entitled to recompute that pay under this section is computed by multiplying—
(1) the member’s retired pay base (as computed under section 1406 (e) or 1407 of this title), by
(2) the retired pay multiplier prescribed in section 1409 of this title for the number of years credited to the member under section 1405 of this title.
(c) Rounding to Next Lower Dollar.— The amount computed under subsection (b), if not a multiple of $1, shall be rounded to the next lower multiple of $1.

Source

(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 557; Pub. L. 96–342, title VIII, § 813(e),Sept. 8, 1980, 94 Stat. 1109; Pub. L. 96–513, title V, § 514(8),Dec. 12, 1980, 94 Stat. 2935; Pub. L. 97–295, § 1(52),Oct. 12, 1982, 96 Stat. 1300; Pub. L. 98–94, title IX, §§ 922(a)(13), 923 (a)(1), (2)(I),Sept. 24, 1983, 97 Stat. 642, 643; Pub. L. 99–348, title II, § 204(b),July 1, 1986, 100 Stat. 698; Pub. L. 103–337, div. A, title VI, § 635(c)(3),Oct. 5, 1994, 108 Stat. 2789.)

Historical and Revision Notes 1956 Act
Revised section Source (U.S. Code) Source (Statutes at Large)
8992 10:594 (last 39 words of 1st proviso).
10:1004 (30 words before proviso). Aug. 21, 1941, ch. 384, § 5 (last 39 words of 1st proviso); restated June 29, 1948, ch. 708, § 203(c) (last 39 words of 1st proviso), 62 Stat. 1085; May 29, 1954, ch. 249, § 19(f), 68 Stat. 167.
June 29, 1948, ch. 708, § 203(e) (30 words before proviso), 62 Stat. 1086.

The words “basic pay * * * as the case may be” are inserted to conform to the terminology of the Career Compensation Act of 1949, 63 Stat. 802 (37 U.S.C. 231 et seq.). The words “at the rate prescribed by law for his length of service”, in 10:1004, are omitted as covered by the words “base and longevity pay”. The words “base and longevity pay” are retained to cover the cases of members retired before the enactment of the Career Compensation Act of 1949, and advanced on the retired list after the enactment of that act. The words “and disregard a part of a year that is less than six months” are inserted to conform to footnote 4 of section 8991 of this title.
1982 Act
This amends 10:8992 to correct an inadvertent error in the codification of title 10 in 1956 relating to retirement pay of warrant officers advanced on the retired list. For further details, see the explanation for amendment of 10:1405 made by section 1(17).
Amendments

1994—Pub. L. 103–337amended section generally. Prior to amendment, section contained table with two formulas for recomputing retired pay of enlisted members and warrant officers of Air Force to reflect advancement on retired list.
1986—Pub. L. 99–348revised table generally by striking out provision in column 1 that for a person who first became a member of a uniformed service, as defined in section 1407 (a)(2), after Sept. 7, 1980, one multiplier is the monthly retired pay base as computed under section 1407 (e), substituting in formulas A and B provision that the retired pay base as computed under section 1406 (e) or 1407 of this title be multiplied by the retired pay multiplier prescribed in section 1409 of this title for the number of years credited for provisions that the monthly basic pay or base and longevity pay, as the case may be, subject to footnote 1, of the grade to which the member is advanced on the retired list be multiplied by 21/2% of years of service credited, subject to footnote 2, and have subtracted from it the excess over 75% of pay upon which the computation is based, struck out footnote 1, which provided that the computation be at the rate applicable on the date of retirement, and redesignated footnote 2 as 1 and substituted “In determining retired pay multiplier” for “Before applying percentage factor” and “1/12” for “one-twelfth”.
1983—Pub. L. 98–94, § 923(a)(1), (2)(I), in footnote 2 to table, substituted “Before applying percentage factor, credit each full month of service that is in addition to the number of full years of service creditable to the member as one-twelfth of a year and disregard any remaining fractional part of a month” for “Before applying percentage factor, credit a part of a year that is six months or more as a whole year, and disregard a part of a year that is less than six months”.
Pub. L. 98–94, § 922(a)(13), inserted “The amount recomputed, if not a multiple of $1, shall be rounded to the next lower multiple of $1.”
1982—Pub. L. 97–295inserted “enlisted” before “member of the Air Force” and formula B relating to warrant officers.
1980—Pub. L. 96–513in heading for column 1 of table substituted “after September 7, 1980” for “on or after the date of the enactment of the Department of Defense Authorization Act, 1981”.
Pub. L. 96–342in heading for column 1 of table inserted provisions respecting applicability to persons after date of enactment of Department of Defense Authorization Act, 1981.
Effective Date of 1994 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 103–337applicable to computation of retired pay of any enlisted member who retires on or after Oct. 5, 1994, to computation of retainer pay of any enlisted member who is transferred to Fleet Reserve or Fleet Marine Corps Reserve on or after Oct. 5, 1994, and to recomputation of retired pay of any enlisted member who is advanced on retired list on or after Oct. 5, 1994, see section 635(e) ofPub. L. 103–337, set out as a note under section 1405 of this title.
Effective Date of 1983 Amendment

Amendment by section 922 ofPub. L. 98–94effective Oct. 1, 1983, see section 922(e) ofPub. L. 98–94, set out as a note under section 1401 of this title.
Amendment by section 923 ofPub. L. 98–94applicable with respect to (1) the computation of retired or retainer pay of any individual who becomes entitled to that pay after Sept. 30, 1983, and (2) the recomputation of retired pay under this section, of any individual who after Sept. 30, 1983, becomes entitled to recompute retired pay under this section, see section 923(g) ofPub. L. 98–94, set out as a note under section 1174 of this title.
Effective Date of 1980 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 96–513effective Dec. 12, 1980, see section 701(b)(3) ofPub. L. 96–513, set out as a note under section 101 of this title.

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