33 U.S. Code § 3005 - Number of authorized commissioned officers

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Effective October 1, 2009, the total number of authorized commissioned officers on the lineal list of the commissioned corps of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shall be increased from 321 to 379 if—
(1) the Secretary has submitted to the Congress—
(A) the Administration’s ship recapitalization plan for fiscal years 2010 through 2024;
(B) the Administration’s aircraft remodernization plan; and
(C) supporting workforce management plans;
(2) appropriated funding is available; and
(3) the Secretary has justified organizational needs for the commissioned corps for each such fiscal year.


(Pub. L. 107–372, title II, § 215,Dec. 19, 2002, 116 Stat. 3084; Pub. L. 110–386, § 6,Oct. 10, 2008, 122 Stat. 4108.)
Prior Provisions

Provisions similar to those in this section were contained in section 853a of this title prior to repeal by Pub. L. 107–372.

2008—Pub. L. 110–386amended section generally. Prior to amendment, section read as follows: “There are authorized to be on the lineal list of the commissioned corps of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration—
“(1) 270 officers for fiscal year 2003;
“(2) 285 officers for fiscal year 2004; and
“(3) 299 officers for fiscal year 2005.”

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