10 U.S. Code § 1151. Retention of assistive technology and services provided before separation

(a)Authority.—
A member of the armed forces who is provided an assistive technology or assistive technology device for a severe or debilitating illness or injury incurred or aggravated by such member while on active duty may, under regulations prescribed by the Secretary of Defense, be authorized to retain such assistive technology or assistive technology device upon the separation of the member from active service.
(b)Definitions.—
In this section, the terms “assistive technology” and “assistive technology device” have the meaning given those terms in section 3 of the Assistive Technology Act of 1998 (29 U.S.C. 3002).
(Added Pub. L. 109–364, div. A, title V, § 561(a), Oct. 17, 2006, 120 Stat. 2219.)
Prior Provisions

A prior section 1151, added Pub. L. 102–484, div. D, title XLIV, § 4441(a)(1), Oct. 23, 1992, 106 Stat. 2725; amended Pub. L. 103–35, title II, § 201(f)(1), May 31, 1993, 107 Stat. 99; Pub. L. 103–160, div. A, title V, § 561(k), title XIII, § 1331(a)–(c)(1), (d)–(g), Nov. 30, 1993, 107 Stat. 1668, 1791–1793; Pub. L. 103–337, div. A, title V, § 543(c), title X, § 1070(a)(7), title XI, § 1131(a), (b), Oct. 5, 1994, 108 Stat. 2769, 2855, 2871; Pub. L. 103–382, title III, § 391(b)(1), (2), Oct. 20, 1994, 108 Stat. 4021; Pub. L. 104–106, div. A, title XV, § 1503(a)(10), Feb. 10, 1996, 110 Stat. 511; Pub. L. 104–201, div. A, title V, § 576(a), Sept. 23, 1996, 110 Stat. 2535; Pub. L. 105–85, div. A, title X, § 1073(a)(19), Nov. 18, 1997, 111 Stat. 1901, related to assistance to separated members to obtain certification and employment as teachers or employment as teachers’ aides, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 106–65, div. A, title XVII, § 1707(a)(1), Oct. 5, 1999, 113 Stat. 823.