If a teacher does not report for service at the beginning of the next school year, he shall, except for reasons beyond his control and acceptable to the Department of Defense, be obligated to the United States in an amount equal to any quarters allowance which he may have received under subsection (c) of this section or in an amount equal to the reasonable value of any quarters or storage which he may have received under such subsection, or both, as the case may be.
20 U.S. Code § 905. Quarters, quarters allowances, and storage
In subsecs. (b) and (c)(1), “section 5912 of title 5” substituted for “the Act of June 26, 1930 (5 U.S.C. 118a)” on authority of Pub. L. 89–554, § 7(b), June 6, 1966, 80 Stat. 631, the first section of which enacted Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.
2002—Subsec. (f). Pub. L. 107–314 added subsec. (f).
1961—Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 87–172 inserted “except for reasons beyond his control and acceptable to the Department of Defense”.
Functions vested in President by subsec. (a) of this section concerning authority to prescribe regulations relating to quarters and quarters allowances delegated to Secretary of State pursuant to Ex. Ord. No. 12228, July 24, 1980, 45 F.R. 49903, set out as a note under section 707 of Title 38, Veterans’ Benefits.
Authority of President under subsec. (a) of this section to prescribe regulations relating to storage (including packing, drayage, unpacking, and transportation to and from storage) of household effects and personal possessions delegated to Administrator of General Services, see section 1(19) of Ex. Ord. No. 11609, July 22, 1971, 36 F.R. 13747, set out as a note under section 301 of Title 3, The President.
Secretary of State empowered to prescribe regulations relating to cost-of-living allowances, see section 4(a) of Ex. Ord. No. 10903, Jan. 11, 1961, 26 F.R. 217, set out as a note under section 5921 of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.