37 U.S. Code § 414 - Personal money allowance

(a) Allowance for Officers Serving in Certain Ranks or Positions.— In addition to other pay or allowances authorized by this title, an officer who is entitled to basic pay is entitled to a personal money allowance of—
(1) $500 a year, while serving in the grade of lieutenant general or vice admiral, or in an equivalent grade or rank;
(2) $1,200 a year, in place of any other personal money allowance authorized by this section while serving as Surgeon General of the Public Health Service;
(3) $2,200 a year, in addition to the personal money allowance authorized by clause (1), while serving as a senior member of the Military Staff Committee of the United Nations;
(4) $2,200 a year, while serving in the grade of general or admiral, or in an equivalent grade or rank; or
(5) $4,000 a year, in place of any other personal money allowance authorized by this section, while serving as Chief of Staff of the Army, Chief of Naval Operations, Chief of Staff of the Air Force, Commandant of the Marine Corps, or Commandant of the Coast Guard.
(b) Allowance for Certain Naval Officers.— In addition to other pay or allowances authorized by law, an officer who is serving in one of the following positions is entitled to the amount set forth for that position, to be paid annually out of naval appropriations for pay, and to be spent in his discretion for the contingencies of his position—
(1) President of the Naval Postgraduate School—$400;
(2) Commandant of Midshipmen at the Naval Academy—$800;
(3) President of the Naval War College—$1,000;
(4) Superintendent of the Naval Academy—$5,200; and
(5) Director of Naval Intelligence—$5,200.
(c) Allowance for Senior Enlisted Members.— In addition to other pay or allowances authorized by this title, a noncommissioned officer is entitled to a personal money allowance of $2,000 a year while serving as the Sergeant Major of the Army, the Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy, the Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force, the Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps, the Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard, or the Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

Source

(Pub. L. 87–649, Sept. 7, 1962, 76 Stat. 476; Pub. L. 89–718, § 49(a)(2),Nov. 2, 1966, 80 Stat. 1121; Pub. L. 102–25, title VII, § 702(b)(2),Apr. 6, 1991, 105 Stat. 117; Pub. L. 106–398, § 1 [[div. A], title VI, § 609(a), (b)], Oct. 30, 2000, 114 Stat. 1654, 1654A–149; Pub. L. 108–375, div. A, title V, § 557(a)(2),Oct. 28, 2004, 118 Stat. 1915; Pub. L. 109–148, div. A, title VIII, § 8124(b),Dec. 30, 2005, 119 Stat. 2727; Pub. L. 109–163, div. A, title VI, § 685(c),Jan. 6, 2006, 119 Stat. 3325; Pub. L. 109–364, div. A, title X, § 1071(c)(7),Oct. 17, 2006, 120 Stat. 2401.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised section Source (U.S. Code) Source (Statutes at Large)
414(a) 37:254. Oct. 12, 1949, ch. 681, § 304, 63 Stat. 816; Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, § 20(c), 70A Stat. 627; May 20, 1958, Pub. L. 85–422, § 1(11), 72 Stat. 127; Sept. 14, 1961, Pub. L. 87–233, § 3, 75 Stat. 507.
414(b) 37:257. Aug. 2, 1946, ch. 756, § 3, 60 Stat. 853.

In subsection (b), the words “pay or” are inserted to conform to subsection (a). The word “position” is substituted for the words “capacities” and “officers”, respectively. In clause (1), the words “Superintendent of the Naval Postgraduate School” are substituted for the words “Head of the Postgraduate school at the Naval Academy” to reflect present terminology.
Amendments

2006—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 109–364struck out before period at end “, or the Senior Enlisted Advisor for the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff”.
Pub. L. 109–163, § 685(c)(2) inserted before period at end “, or the Senior Enlisted Advisor for the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff”.
Pub. L. 109–163, § 685(c)(1), which directed that subsec. (c) be amended by striking “or” after “Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps,” could not be executed because of prior amendment by Pub. L. 109–148. See below.
2005–Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 109–148substituted “the Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard, or the Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff” for “or the Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard”.
2004—Subsec. (b)(1). Pub. L. 108–375substituted “President of the Naval Postgraduate School” for “Superintendent of the Naval Postgraduate School”.
2000—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 106–398, § 1 [[div. A], title VI, § 609(b)(1)], inserted heading.
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 106–398, § 1 [[div. A], title VI, § 609(b)(2)], inserted heading.
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 106–398, § 1 [[div. A], title VI, § 609(a)], added subsec. (c).
1991—Subsec. (a)(3). Pub. L. 102–25struck out “of this subsection” after “clause (1)”.
1966—Subsec. (a)(2). Pub. L. 89–718struck out reference to service as the Director of the Coast and Geodetic Survey.
Effective Date of 2000 Amendment

Pub. L. 106–398, § 1 [[div. A], title VI, § 609(c)], Oct. 30, 2000, 114 Stat. 1654, 1654A–149, provided that: “The amendments made by this section [amending this section] shall take effect on October 1, 2000.”
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 468 (b), 551 (d), 552 (d), and 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 6.
Functions of Public Health Service, Surgeon General of Public Health Service, and all other officers and employees of Public Health Service, and functions of all agencies of or in Public Health Service, transferred to Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare by Reorg. Plan No. 3 of 1966, eff. June 25, 1966, 31 F.R. 8855, 80 Stat. 1610, set out in the Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees. Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare redesignated Secretary of Health and Human Services by section 3508 (b) of Title 20, Education.

 

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