14 U.S. Code § 211 - Original appointment of permanent commissioned officers
2012—Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 112–213 added subsec. (d).
2006—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 109–241 amended subsec. (a) generally. Prior to amendment, subsec. (a) related to Presidential appointment of commissioned officers in the Regular Coast Guard in grades of ensign or above.
1984—Subsec. (a)(2). Pub. L. 98–557 substituted reference to enlisted members for reference to enlisted men.
1966—Subsec. (a)(4). Pub. L. 89–444 substituted “two years” for “four years”.