10 U.S. Code § 12207 - Commissioned officers: service credit upon original appointment
2008—Subsec. (b)(2). Pub. L. 110–181, § 512(a), amended par. (2) generally. Prior to amendment, par. (2) read as follows: “If the Secretary of Defense determines that the number of medical or dental officers serving in an active status in a reserve component of the Army, Navy, or Air Force in grades below major or lieutenant commander is critically below the number needed by such reserve component in such grades, the Secretary of Defense may authorize the Secretary of the military department concerned to credit any person who is receiving an original appointment for service as a medical or dental officer with a period of constructive credit in such amount (in addition to any amount credited such person under subsection (b)) as will result in the grade of such person being that of captain or, in the case of the Navy Reserve, lieutenant.”
Subsec. (b)(3). Pub. L. 110–181, § 512(b), substituted “officers covered by paragraph (2)” for “a medical or dental officer”.
2006—Subsec. (b)(2). Pub. L. 109–163 substituted “Navy Reserve” for “Naval Reserve”.
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