33 U.S. Code § 854a - Service credit as deck officer or junior engineer for promotion purposes

For purposes of promotion which is now or may hereafter be authorized for officers appointed after June 30, 1922, there shall be counted in addition to active commissioned service, service as deck officer and junior engineer.

(Jan. 19, 1942, ch. 6, § 2, 56 Stat. 6; June 3, 1948, ch. 390, § 22(a), formerly § 21(a), 62 Stat. 300, renumbered § 22(a), Pub. L. 87–233, § 1(f), Sept. 14, 1961, 75 Stat. 506; Oct. 12, 1949, ch. 681, title V, § 531(b)(32), 63 Stat. 839; June 21, 1955, ch. 172, § 3(a), 69 Stat. 169.)
Editorial Notes

Provisions similar to this section are contained in section 3032 of this title.


1955—Act June 21, 1955, credited all service as deck officer and junior engineer.

1949—Act Oct. 12, 1949, repealed that part of second proviso of subsec. (b) relating to service credit as deck officer or junior engineer for pay, longevity pay, or retirement purposes.

1948—Act June 3, 1948, repealed subsecs. (a), (c), (d) and all of subsec. (b) except for second proviso which now comprises this section.

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Effective Date of 1949 Amendment

Section 533(a) of act Oct. 12, 1949, provided that:

“Except as provided in subsections (b) and (c) of this section, this Act [see Tables for classification] shall become effective on October 1, 1949, and no pay, allowances, or benefits provided herein shall accrue to any person for any period prior thereto.”