(a)A member of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, or National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, who is absent because of sickness or wounds, or who is directed by the Secretary concerned, or his designated representative, to be absent from duty to await orders pending disability retirement proceedings for a period that is longer than the leave authorized by section
701 of title
10, is entitled to the pay and allowances to which he would be entitled if he were not so absent. A member who is absent with leave for any other reason for not longer than the leave authorized by that section is entitled to the same pay and allowances to which he would be entitled if he were not on leave, and to any additional allowances otherwise provided by law for members on leave.
(b)Except as provided in subsection (a) andsection
701(h) of title
10, a member who is authorized by the Secretary concerned, or his designated representative, to be absent for a period that is longer than the leave authorized by section
701 of title
10 is not entitled to pay or allowances during the part of his absence that is more than the number of days’ leave authorized by that section.
In subsection (a), the words “After August 31, 1946”, in section 33(b) of existing title 37, are omitted as executed. The words “allowance or”, in section 33(b) of existing title 37, are omitted as surplusage. The last sentence of section 33(b) of existing title 37 is omitted as executed, since the Act of December 28, 1945 (59 Stat. 663) was repealed by section 506(g) of the Officer Personnel Act of 1947 (61 Stat. 892).
In subsections (a) and (b), the words “, or his designated representative,” are substituted for the last 8 words of section 32(f) of existing title 37.
In subsection (b), the words “Except as provided in subsection (a) of this section” are inserted for clarity. The words “the part of his absence that is more than the number of days’ leave authorized by that section” are substituted for the words “such absence”.
1991—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 102–25struck out “of this section” after “subsection (a)”.
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
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
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