42 U.S. Code § 12593 - Terms of service
As a condition of receiving a national service education award under division D, a participant in an approved national service position shall be required to perform full- or part-time national service for at least one term of service specified in subsection (b).
An individual performing full-time national service in an approved national service position shall agree to participate in the program sponsoring the position for not less than 1,700 hours during a period of not more than 1 year.
Except as provided in paragraph (3), an individual performing part-time national service in an approved national service position shall agree to participate in the program sponsoring the position for not less than 900 hours during a period of not more than 2 years.
The Corporation may reduce the number of hours required to be served to successfully complete part-time national service to a level determined by the Corporation, except that any reduction in the required term of service shall include a corresponding reduction in the amount of any national service educational award that may be available under division D with regard to that service.
An individual in an approved national service position performing service directly related to disaster relief efforts may continue in a term of service for a period of 90 days beyond the period otherwise specified in, as appropriate, this subsection or section 12613(d) of this title or in section 4954 of this title.
 So in original. Probably should be “originally-agreed-to”.
2009—Subsec. (b)(1). Pub. L. 111–13, § 1314(1)(A), struck out “not less than 9 months and” before “not more than 1 year”.
Subsec. (b)(2). Pub. L. 111–13, § 1314(1)(B), substituted “during a period of not more than 2 years.” for “during a period of—
“(A) not more than 2 years; or
“(B) not more than 3 years if the individual is enrolled in an institute of higher education while preforming all or a portion of the service.”
Subsec. (b)(4). Pub. L. 111–13, § 1314(1)(C), added par. (4).
Subsec. (c)(1)(A). Pub. L. 111–13, § 1314(2)(A), substituted “as determined by the organization responsible for granting the release, if the participant has otherwise performed satisfactorily and has completed at least 15 percent of the term of service” for “as demonstrated by the participant”.
Subsec. (c)(2)(A). Pub. L. 111–13, § 1314(2)(B)(i), substituted “certify the participant’s eligibility for that portion of the national service educational award” for “provide to the participant that portion of the national service educational award”.
Subsec. (c)(2)(B). Pub. L. 111–13, § 1314(2)(B)(ii), struck out “to allow return to the program with which the individual was serving in order” before “to complete the remainder”.
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