10 U.S. Code § 612 - Composition of selection boards
2011—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 111–383 amended subsec. (c) generally. Prior to amendment, subsec. (c) read as follows: “Each selection board convened under section 611(a) of this title that will consider officers who are serving in, or have served in, joint duty assignments shall include at least one officer designated by the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff who is currently serving in a joint duty assignment. The Secretary of Defense may waive the preceding sentence in the case of any selection board of the Marine Corps.”
2000—Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 106–398, § 1 [[div. A], title V, § 504(a)(1)], struck out “who are on the active-duty list” after “five or more officers” in second sentence and inserted after second sentence “Each member of a selection board (except as provided in paragraphs (2), (3), and (4)) shall be an officer on the active-duty list.”
Subsec. (a)(3). Pub. L. 106–398, § 1 [[div. A], title V, § 504(a)(2)], substituted “of that armed force on active duty (whether or not on the active-duty list). The actual number of reserve officers shall be” for “of that armed force, with the exact number of reserve officers to be” and “the Secretary’s discretion. Notwithstanding the first sentence of this paragraph,” for “his discretion, except that”.
1986—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 99–433 added subsec. (c).
1985—Subsec. (a)(3). Pub. L. 99–145 substituted “rear admiral (lower half)” for “commodore”.
1981—Subsec. (a)(2). Pub. L. 97–22, § 4(a)(1), designated existing provisions as subpar. (A), substituted “Except as provided in subparagraph (B), a selection board” for “A selection board”, and added subpar. (B).
Subsec. (a)(3). Pub. L. 97–86 substituted “commodore” for “commodore admiral”.
Pub. L. 97–22, § 4(a)(2), inserted “, with the exact number of reserve officers to be determined by the Secretary of the military department concerned in his discretion” after “at least one reserve officer of that armed force” and inserted “who are eligible to serve on the board” after “the next higher grade”.
Subsec. (a)(4). Pub. L. 97–22, § 4(a)(3), substituted “Except as provided in paragraphs (2) and (3)” for “Except as provided in paragraph (3)” and “officers who are members of the same armed force and hold a grade higher than the grade of the officers under consideration by the board and who are retired officers, reserve officers serving on active duty but not on the active-duty list, or members of the Ready Reserve” for “retired officers of the same armed force who hold a retired grade higher than the grade of the officers under consideration by the board” and designated as par. (5) provisions that retired general or flag officers on active duty for the purpose of serving on a selection board not be counted against any limitation on the number of general and flag officers who may be on active duty.
Subsec. (a)(5). Pub. L. 97–22, § 4(a)(3), added par. (5) consisting of provisions, formerly contained in par. (4).