10 U.S. Code § 1505 - Further review
1996—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 104–201 reenacted heading without change and amended text generally. Prior to amendment, text read as follows:
“(1) In the case of a missing person who was last known to be alive or who was last suspected of being alive, the Secretary shall appoint a board to conduct an inquiry with respect to a person under this subsection—
“(A) on or about three years after the date of the initial report of the disappearance of the person under section 1502(a) of this title; and
“(B) not later than every three years thereafter.
“(2) In addition to appointment of boards under paragraph (1), the Secretary shall appoint a board to conduct an inquiry with respect to a missing person under this subsection upon receipt of information that could result in a change of status of the missing person. When the Secretary appoints a board under this paragraph, the time for subsequent appointments of a board under paragraph (1)(B) shall be determined from the date of the receipt of such information.
“(3) The Secretary is not required to appoint a board under paragraph (1) with respect to the disappearance of any person—
“(A) more than 30 years after the initial report of the disappearance of the missing person required by section 1502 of this title; or
“(B) if, before the end of such 30-year period, the missing person is accounted for.”
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