14 U.S. Code § 742 - Maximum ages for retention in an active status
2016—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 114–120 substituted “subsections” for “subsection”.
2004—Pub. L. 108–293 reenacted section catchline without change and amended text generally. Prior to amendment, text read as follows:
“(a) A Reserve officer, if qualified, shall be transferred to the Retired Reserve on the day the officer becomes sixty-two years of age.
“(b) Notwithstanding subsection (a) of this section, the Secretary may authorize the retention of a Reserve rear admiral or rear admiral (lower half) in an active status not longer than the day on which the officer concerned becomes sixty-four years of age.
“(c) Except as provided for in subsections (a) and (b) of this section, a Reserve officer shall be discharged effective upon the day the officer becomes sixty-two years of age.”
1985—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 99–145 substituted “rear admiral (lower half)” for “commodore”.
1983—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 97–417 inserted “or commodore” after “rear admiral”.
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