10 U.S. Code § 7203. Retired commissioned officers: status

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A retired commissioned officer of the Army who is on active duty is considered, for all purposes except promotion, to be an officer of the branch or organization to which he is assigned.

(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 200, § 3503; renumbered § 7203, Pub. L. 115–232, div. A, title VIII, § 808(b)(5), Aug. 13, 2018, 132 Stat. 1838.)

Historical and Revision Notes

Revised section

Source (U.S. Code)

Source (Statutes at Large)

3503

10:999.

July 9, 1918, ch. 143, subch. XX (2d par.), 40 Stat. 893.

The words “and shall be an extra number therein” are omitted, since, in the opinion of the Judge Advocate General of the Army (JAG 210.85, Feb. 21, 1923), they were repealed by the Act of July 31, 1935, ch. 422, 49 Stat. 505. The words “in the discretion of the President, employed * * * assigned to duty” are omitted as surplusage. The word “branch” is substituted for the words “arms, corps, department” to conform to sections 3063 and 3064 of this title.

Prior Provisions

A prior section 7203, acts Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 442; Sept. 2, 1958, Pub. L. 85–861, § 33(a)(34), 72 Stat. 1566, authorized Secretary of the Navy to make expenditures for scientific investigations and research from any naval appropriation available for those purposes and to delegate this authority within Navy, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 103–355, title III, § 3025(a), Oct. 13, 1994, 108 Stat. 3334.

Prior sections 7204 and 7205 were renumbered sections 8604 and 8605 of this title, respectively.

A prior section 7206, act Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 443, related to minor construction and extension of structures, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 85–861, § 36B(22), Sept. 2, 1958, 72 Stat. 1571.

A prior section 7207 was renumbered section 8607 of this title.

A prior section 7208, act Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 443, authorized the Secretary of the Navy to pay the travel, subsistence, special compensation, and other expenses of officers and students of Latin American countries that the Secretary considers necessary for Latin American cooperation, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 98–525, title XIV, §§ 1401(d)(3)(A), 1404, Oct. 19, 1984, 98 Stat. 2616, 2621, effective Oct. 1, 1985.

A prior section 7209, act Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 444, related to rewards for recovery of missing naval property, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 100–370, § 1(e)(3)(A), July 19, 1988, 102 Stat. 845. See section 2252 of this title.

A prior section 7210, act Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 444, authorized Secretary of the Navy to purchase patents, patent applications, and licenses, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 103–160, div. A, title VIII, § 824(a)(2), Nov. 30, 1993, 107 Stat. 1707.

Prior sections 7211 and 7212 were renumbered sections 8611 and 8612 of this title, respectively.

Amendments

2018—Pub. L. 115–232 renumbered section 3503 of this title as this section.

Effective Date of 2018 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 115–232 effective Feb. 1, 2019, with provision for the coordination of amendments and special rule for certain redesignations, see section 800 of Pub. L. 115–232, set out as a note preceding section 3001 of this title.