37 U.S. Code § 421 - Allowances: no increase while dependent is entitled to basic pay

A member of a uniformed service may not be paid an increased allowance under this chapter, on account of a dependent, for any period during which that dependent is entitled to basic pay under section 204 of this title.


(Pub. L. 87–649, Sept. 7, 1962, 76 Stat. 479, § 420; renumbered § 421,Pub. L. 100–180, div. A, title VI, § 611(a)(1)(A),Dec. 4, 1987, 101 Stat. 1093.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised section Source (U.S. Code) Source (Statutes at Large)
420 37:231(g) (last proviso of last sentence). Oct. 12, 1949, ch. 681, § 102(g) (last proviso of last sentence), 63 Stat. 805.

The words “of a uniformed service” are inserted for clarity. The words “claiming a dependent as defined in this subsection” are omitted as surplusage. The words “under section 204 of this title” are substituted for the words “for the performance of duty as defined in section 232(e) of this revised title”.
Prior Provisions

A prior section 421,Pub. L. 87–649, Sept. 7, 1962, 76 Stat. 479; Pub. L. 88–132, § 3(b),Oct. 2, 1963, 77 Stat. 212, provided for pay and allowances of contract surgeons, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 98–94, title IX, § 932(e)(1),Sept. 24, 1983, 97 Stat. 650, eff. Oct. 1, 1983. See section 1091 of Title 10, Armed Forces.

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