14 U.S. Code § 258 - Selection boards; information to be furnished boards
(a) In General.— The Secretary shall furnish the appropriate selection board convened under section 251 of this title with—
(b) Provision of Direction and Guidance.—
(1) In addition to the information provided pursuant to subsection (a), the Secretary may furnish the selection board—
(A) specific direction relating to the needs of the Coast Guard for officers having particular skills, including direction relating to the need for a minimum number of officers with particular skills within a specialty; and
(2) Selections made based on the direction and guidance provided under this subsection shall not exceed the maximum percentage of officers who may be selected from below the announced promotion zone at any given selection board convened under section 251 of this title.
Source(Added Pub. L. 88–130, § 1(10)(C),Sept. 24, 1963, 77 Stat. 180; amended Pub. L. 89–444, § 1(17),June 9, 1966, 80 Stat. 196; Pub. L. 104–324, title II, § 212,Oct. 19, 1996, 110 Stat. 3915; Pub. L. 111–281, title II, § 212(2),Oct. 15, 2010, 124 Stat. 2914.)
2010—Pub. L. 111–281designated existing provisions as subsec. (a), inserted heading, substituted “with—” for “with:” in introductory provisions, and added subsec. (b).
1996—Cl. (2). Pub. L. 104–324struck out “, with identification of those officers who are in the promotion zone” after “officers for promotion”.
1966—Pub. L. 89–444substituted “officers who are eligible for consideration for promotion to the grade to which the board will recommend officers for promotion” for “officers to be considered by the board” in cl. 2.
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