14 U.S. Code SUBCHAPTER I— APPOINTMENT AND PROMOTION

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  1. § 2101. Original appointment of permanent commissioned officers
  2. § 2102. Active duty promotion list
  3. § 2103. Number and distribution of commissioned officers on active duty promotion list
  4. § 2104. Appointment of temporary officers
  5. § 2105. Rank of warrant officers
  6. § 2106. Selection boards; convening of boards
  7. § 2107. Selection boards; composition of boards
  8. § 2108. Selection boards; notice of convening; communication with board
  9. § 2109. Selection boards; oath of members
  10. § 2110. Number of officers to be selected for promotion
  11. § 2111. Promotion zones
  12. § 2112. Promotion year; defined
  13. § 2113. Eligibility of officers for consideration for promotion
  14. § 2114. United States Deputy Marshals in Alaska
  15. § 2115. Selection boards; information to be furnished boards
  16. § 2116. Officers to be recommended for promotion
  17. § 2117. Selection boards; reports
  18. § 2118. Selection boards; submission of reports
  19. § 2119. Failure of selection for promotion
  20. § 2120. Special selection boards; correction of errors
  21. § 2121. Promotions; appointments
  22. § 2122. Removal of officer from list of selectees for promotion
  23. § 2123. Promotions; acceptance; oath of office
  24. § 2124. Promotions; pay and allowances
  25. § 2125. Wartime temporary service promotions
  26. § 2126. Promotion of officers not included on active duty promotion list
  27. § 2127. Recall to active duty during war or national emergency
  28. § 2128. Recall to active duty with consent of officer
  29. § 2129. Aviation cadets; appointment as Reserve officers
Prior Provisions

A prior subchapter A of chapter 21 designation and accompanying heading “GENERAL” were repealed by Pub. L. 115–282, title I, § 112(c)(1), Dec. 4, 2018, 132 Stat. 4220.

Amendments

2018—Pub. L. 115–282, title I, § 112(c)(2), Dec. 4, 2018, 132 Stat. 4220, inserted subchapter I designation and heading.

Officer Evaluation Report

Pub. L. 115–282, title VIII, § 803, Dec. 4, 2018, 132 Stat. 4299, provided that:

“(a) In General.—
Not later than 3 years after the date of the enactment of this Act [Dec. 4, 2018], the Commandant of the Coast Guard shall reduce lieutenant junior grade evaluation reports to the same length as an ensign or place lieutenant junior grade evaluations on an annual schedule.
“(b) Surveys.—Not later than 1 year after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Commandant of the Coast Guard shall conduct surveys of—
“(1) outgoing promotion board members and assignment officers to determine, at a minimum—
“(A)
which sections of the officer evaluation report were most useful;
“(B)
which sections of the officer evaluation report were least useful;
“(C)
how to better reflect high performers; and
“(D)
any recommendations for improving the officer evaluation report; and
“(2)
at least 10 percent of the officers from each grade of officers from O1 to O6 to determine how much time each member of the rating chain spends on that member’s portion of the officer evaluation report.
“(c) Revisions.—
“(1) In general.—
Not later than 4 years after the date of the completion of the surveys required by subsection (b), the Commandant of the Coast Guard shall revise the officer evaluation report, and provide corresponding directions, taking into account the requirements under paragraph (2).
“(2) Requirements.—In revising the officer evaluation report under paragraph (1), the Commandant shall—
“(A)
consider the findings of the surveys under subsection (b);
“(B)
improve administrative efficiency;
“(C)
reduce and streamline performance dimensions and narrative text;
“(D)
eliminate redundancy with the officer specialty management system and any other record information systems that are used during the officer assignment or promotion process;
“(E)
provide for fairness and equity for Coast Guard officers with regard to promotion boards, selection panels, and the assignment process; and
“(F) ensure officer evaluation responsibilities can be accomplished within normal working hours—
“(i)
to minimize any impact to officer duties; and
“(ii)
to eliminate any need for an officer to take liberty or leave for administrative purposes.
“(d) Report.—
“(1) In general.—
Not later than 545 days after the date of the enactment of this Act [Dec. 4, 2018], the Commandant of the Coast Guard shall submit to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation of the Senate and the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure of the House of Representatives a report on the findings of the surveys under subsection (b).
“(2) Format.—
The report under paragraph (1) shall be formatted by each rank, type of board, and position, as applicable.”