10 U.S. Code Chapter 41 - SPECIAL APPOINTMENTS, ASSIGNMENTS, DETAILS, AND DUTIES

Sec. 711. Senior members of Military Staff Committee of United Nations: appointment. 711a. American National Red Cross: detail of commissioned officers. 712. Foreign governments: detail to assist. 713. State Department: assignment or detail as couriers and building inspectors. [714, 715. Repealed.] 716. Commissioned officers: transfers among the armed forces, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and the Public Health Service. 717. Members of the armed forces: participation in international sports. [718. Repealed.] 719. Department of Commerce: assignment or detail of members of the armed forces to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. 720. Chief of Staff to President: appointment. [721. Repealed.] 722. Attending Physician to the Congress: grade.
Amendments

2009—Pub. L. 111–84, div. A, title V, § 502(i)(2),Oct. 28, 2009, 123 Stat. 2277, struck out item 721 “General and flag officers: limitation on appointments, assignments, details, and duties outside an officer’s own service”.
2006—Pub. L. 109–364, div. A, title V, § 507(a)(1)(B),Oct. 17, 2006, 120 Stat. 2180, added item 722.
2003—Pub. L. 108–136, div. A, title V, § 503(b),Nov. 24, 2003, 117 Stat. 1456, struck out item 714 “Defense attache in France: required grade”.
1997—Pub. L. 105–85, div. A, title V, §§ 501(b), 597(b),Nov. 18, 1997, 111 Stat. 1724, 1766, added items 714 and 721.
1994—Pub. L. 103–337, div. A, title XVI, § 1671(b)(8),Oct. 5, 1994, 108 Stat. 3013, struck out item 715 “Reserve components: detail of members of regular and reserve components to assist”.
1986—Pub. L. 99–433, title I, § 110(a)(2),Oct. 1, 1986, 100 Stat. 1001, struck out item 718 “Secretary of Defense: detail of officers to assist”.
1983—Pub. L. 98–94, title X, § 1007(a)(2),Sept. 24, 1983, 97 Stat. 662, included reference to the Public Health Service in item 716.
1980—Pub. L. 96–513, title V, §§ 501(9)(B), 511 (23)(C),Dec. 12, 1980, 94 Stat. 2908, 2922, substituted “assignment or detail of members of the armed forces to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration” for “assignment or detail to Environmental Science Services Administration” in item 719 and added item 720.
Pub. L. 96–215, § 2(b),Mar. 25, 1980, 94 Stat. 123, inserted “and to and from National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration” after “between armed forces” in item 716.
1970—Pub. L. 91–392, § 2,Sept. 1, 1970, 84 Stat. 834, substituted “armed forces” for “Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps” in item 716.
1968—Pub. L. 90–235, § 4(a)(1)(B),Jan. 2, 1968, 81 Stat. 759, added item 711a.
1966—Pub. L. 89–683, § 1(2),Oct. 15, 1966, 80 Stat. 960, added item 719.
1962—Pub. L. 87–651, title I, § 103(b), title II, § 205(b),Sept. 7, 1962, 76 Stat. 508, 519, redesignated item 716, relating to participation of members of the armed forces in international sports, as 717, and added item 718.
1960—Pub. L. 86–533, § 1(5)(B),June 29, 1960, 74 Stat. 246, repealed item 714 “Reports to Congress on length of tours of duty outside United States by members of Army and Air Force”.
1958—Pub. L. 85–861, § 1(18),Sept. 2, 1958, 72 Stat. 1442, added item 716, relating to participation of members of the armed forces in international sports.
Pub. L. 85–599, § 11(1),Aug. 6, 1958, 72 Stat. 521, added item 716, relating to transfers of commissioned officers.
Reports on Members of the Armed Forces and Civilian Employees of the Department of Defense Serving in the Legislative Branch

Pub. L. 109–364, div. A, title XI, § 1104,Oct. 17, 2006, 120 Stat. 2409, as amended by Pub. L. 112–81, div. A, title X, § 1066(c),Dec. 31, 2011, 125 Stat. 1588, provided that:
“(a) Reports on Details and Fellowships of Long Duration.—Whenever a member of the Armed Forces or a civilian employee of the Department of Defense serves continuously in the Legislative Branch for more than 12 consecutive months in one or a combination of covered legislative details or fellowships, the Secretary of Defense shall submit to the congressional defense committees, within 90 days, and quarterly thereafter for as long as the service continues, a report on the service of the member or employee.
“(b) Reports on Certain Military Details and Fellowships.—If a member of the Armed Forces is assigned to a covered legislative detail or fellowship as the last tour of duty of such member before retirement or separation from the Armed Forces in contravention of the regulations of the Department of Defense, the Secretary shall submit to the congressional defense committees [Committees on Armed Services and Appropriations of the Senate and the House of Representatives] a report on the assignment of such member to such covered legislative detail or fellowship. The report shall include a rationale for the waiver of the regulations of the Department in order to permit the detail or fellowship.
“(c) Report Elements.—Each report under subsection (a) or (b) shall set forth, for each member of the Armed Forces or civilian employee of the Department of Defense covered by such report, the following:
“(1) The name of such member or employee.
“(2) In the case of a member, the Armed Force of such member.
“(3) The committee or member of Congress to which such member or employee is detailed or assigned.
“(4) A general description of the projects or tasks undertaken or to be undertaken, as applicable, by such member or employee as a detailee, fellow, or both.
“(5) The anticipated termination date of the current detail or fellowship of such member or employee.
“(d) Covered Legislative Detail or Fellowship Defined.—In this section, the term ‘covered legislative detail or fellowship’ means the following:
“(1) A detail under the provisions of Department of Defense Directive 1000.17.
“(2) A legislative fellowship (including a legislative fellowship under the provisions of Department of Defense Directive 1322.6).”

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