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37 U.S. Code § 1014 - Payment date for pay and allowances

Amounts of basic pay, basic allowance for housing, basic allowance for subsistence, and other payments of military compensation (other than travel and transportation allowances and separation allowances) shall be paid on the first day of the month beginning after the month during which the right to such compensation accrues.
Subsection (a) does not preclude one payment in midmonth for any element of compensation and does not affect any authority to make advance payments of pay and allowances.
With respect to a member of the uniformed services who has elected to participate in the Thrift Savings Plan under section 211 of this title, subsection (a) does not preclude the payment of an amount equal to one-half of the monthly deposit to the Thrift Savings Fund otherwise to be made by the member in participating in the Plan, which amount may be deposited in the Thrift Savings Fund at midmonth.
Editorial Notes

Pub. L. 99–591 is a corrected version of Pub. L. 99–500.


2008—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 110–181 added subsec. (c).

1997—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 105–85 substituted “housing” for “quarters”.

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Effective Date of 1997 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 105–85 effective Jan. 1, 1998, see section 603(e) of Pub. L. 105–85, set out as a note under section 5561 of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.

Effective Date

Pub. L. 99–500, § 101(c) [title IX, § 9103(4)], Oct. 18, 1986, 100 Stat. 1783–82, 1783–118, and Pub. L. 99–591, § 101(c) [title IX, § 9103(4)], Oct. 30, 1986, 100 Stat. 3341–82, 3341–118, as amended by Pub. L. 100–26, § 4(a)(2), Apr. 21, 1987, 101 Stat. 274, provided that:

Section 1014 of title 37, United States Code, as added by paragraph (1) and redesignated by section 8(b)(2) of the Defense Technical Corrections Act of 1987 [Pub. L. 100–26], and the amendments made by paragraph (3) [amending section 1466 of Title 10, Armed Forces], shall take effect on September 1, 1987.”