Under regulations prescribed by the Secretary of Defense or the Secretary of Homeland Security with respect to the Coast Guard when it is not operating as a service in the Navy, the Secretary concerned shall grant a member of the armed forces who is to be involuntarily separated such excess leave (for a period not in excess of 30 days), or such permissive temporary duty (for a period not in excess of 10 days), as the member requires in order to facilitate the member’s carrying out necessary relocation activities (such as job search and residence search activities), unless to do so would interfere with military missions.
10 U.S. Code § 1149 - Excess leave and permissive temporary duty
2002—Pub. L. 107–296 substituted “of Homeland Security” for “of Transportation”.
Amendment by Pub. L. 107–296 effective on the date of transfer of the Coast Guard to the Department of Homeland Security, see section 1704(g) of Pub. L. 107–296, set out as a note under section 101 of this title.