14 U.S. Code § 334 - Grade on retirement

(a) Any commissioned officer, other than a commissioned warrant officer, who is retired under any provision of this title, shall be retired from active service with the highest grade held by him for not less than six months while on active duty in which, as determined by the Secretary, his performance of duty was satisfactory.
(b) Any warrant officer who is retired under any provision of section 580, 1263, 1293, or 1305 of title 10, shall be retired from active service with the highest commissioned grade above chief warrant officer, W–4, held by him for not less than six months on active duty in which, as determined by the Secretary, his performance of duty was satisfactory.

Source

(Added Pub. L. 88–130, § 1(10)(C),Sept. 24, 1963, 77 Stat. 190; amended Pub. L. 89–444, § 1(19),June 9, 1966, 80 Stat. 196; Pub. L. 99–348, title II, § 205(b)(7),July 1, 1986, 100 Stat. 700; Pub. L. 102–190, div. A, title XI, § 1125(b)(2),Dec. 5, 1991, 105 Stat. 1505; Pub. L. 103–337, div. A, title V, § 541(f)(3),Oct. 5, 1994, 108 Stat. 2766.)
Amendments

1994—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 103–337substituted “section 580,” for “section 564 of title 10 (as in effect on the day before the effective date of the Warrant Officer Management Act) or”.
1991—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 102–190substituted “section 564 of title 10 (as in effect on the day before the effective date of the Warrant Officer Management Act) or 1263, 1293, or 1305 of title 10” for “section 564, 1263, 1293, or 1305 of title 10”.
1986—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 99–348, § 205(b)(7)(A), struck out “, with retired pay of the grade with which retired” after “satisfactory”.
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 99–348, § 205(b)(7), struck out “, with retired pay of the grade with which retired” after “satisfactory” and struck out provision that when the rate of pay of such highest grade is less than the pay of the warrant grade with which the officer would otherwise be retired under section 1371 of title 10, the retired pay was to be based on the higher rate of pay.
1966—Pub. L. 89–444substituted “Grade on retirement” for “Retirement in cases where higher grade has been held” in section catchline.
Effective Date of 1994 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 103–337effective on the first day of the fourth month beginning after Oct. 5, 1994, see section 541(h) ofPub. L. 103–337, set out as a note under section 571 of Title 10, Armed Forces.
Effective Date of 1991 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 102–190effective Feb. 1, 1992, see section 1132 ofPub. L. 102–190, set out as a note under section 521 of Title 10, Armed Forces.

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