(a)Under uniform regulations prescribed by the Secretaries concerned, a member of the Ready Reserve who is not a member of the National Guard or of the Selected Reserve is entitled to an allowance for muster duty performed pursuant to section
12319 of title
10 if the member is engaged in that duty for at least two hours.
(b)The amount of the allowance under this section shall be 125 percent of the amount of the average per diem rate for the United States (other than Alaska and Hawaii) under section
474(d)(2)(A) of this title as in effect on September 30 of the year preceding the year in which the muster duty is performed.
(c)The allowance authorized by this section may not be disbursed in kind. The allowance may be paid to the member before, on, or after the date on which the muster duty is performed, but not later than 30 days after that date. The allowance shall constitute the single, flat-rate monetary allowance authorized for the performance of muster duty and shall constitute payment in full to the member, regardless of grade or rank in which serving, as commutation for travel to the immediate vicinity of the designated muster duty location, transportation, subsistence, and the special or extraordinary costs of enforced absence from home and civilian pursuits, including such absence on weekends and holidays.
(d)A member who performs muster duty is not entitled to compensation for inactive-duty training under section
206(a) of this title for the same period.
Section 631(f)(4)(A) ofPub. L. 112–81, which directed that this title be amended by conforming any references to sections of this title which were transferred and redesignated by “subsection (c)” of section
631, was executed by conforming the references to those sections as transferred and redesignated by subsection (d) ofsection
631, to reflect the probable intent of Congress.
2011—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 112–81substituted “474” for “404”. See Codification note above.
1997—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 105–85struck out “and shall be paid to the member on or before the date on which the muster duty is performed” after “disbursed in kind” in first sentence and inserted “The allowance may be paid to the member before, on, or after the date on which the muster duty is performed, but not later than 30 days after that date.” after first sentence.
Amendment by Pub. L. 104–106effective as if included in the Reserve Officer Personnel Management Act, title XVI of Pub. L. 103–337, as enacted on Oct. 5, 1994, see section 1501(f)(3) ofPub. L. 104–106, set out as a note under section
113 of Title
10, Armed Forces.
Effective Date of 1990 Amendment
Section 1484(h)(5) ofPub. L. 101–510provided that the amendment made by that section is effective as of Nov. 29, 1989.
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