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PUBLIC LAW 101-510—NOV. 5, 1990 104 STAT. 1577 title containing an active-duty service obligation that is not less than the active-duty service obligation remaining under the existing agreement on the date of its termination. (2) Subsection (e) of section 612 of the National Defense Authorization Act, Fiscal Year 1989 (37 U.S.C. 302 note), shall not apply to the termination, pursuant to paragraph (1), of a retention bonus agreement under that section. (c) REPORT ON IMPLEMENTATION. — The Secretary of Defense shall submit to the Committees on Armed Services of the Senate and House of Representatives a report describing implementation of section 301d of title 37, United States Code (as added by subsection (a)). The report shall include a description of the process that will be used to reassess the assignment of medical specialties to the various categories of multiyear bonuses under that section and the means for ensuring that substantial changes to the total compensation of medical officers of the Armed Forces will be minimized. The report shall be submitted not later than 90 days after the date of the enactment of this Act. (d) CONFORMING AMENDMENT. —Section 303a of title 37, United States Code, is amended by inserting "301d," after "sections" each place it appears. SEC. 612. INCREASE IN PHYSICIAN SPECIAL PAY FOR OFFICERS IN A PAY GRADE ABOVE 0-6 Section 302(a)(3) of title 37, United States Code, is amended by striking out "$1,000" and inserting in lieu thereof "$7,000". SEC. 613. EXTENSION OF NURSE INCENTIVE PROGRAMS (a) NURSE ACCESSION BONUS. —Section 302d(a)(l) of title 37, United States Code, is amended by striking out "September 30, 1991," and inserting in lieu thereof "September 30, 1992,". (b) SPECIAL PAY FOR NURSE ANESTHETISTS. —Section 302e(a)(l) of title 37, United States Code, is amended by striking out "September 30, 1991," and inserting in lieu thereof "September 30, 1992,". (c) NURSE CANDIDATES. — Section 2130a of title 10, United States Code, is amended— (1) in subsection (a)(1), by striking out "September 30, 1991," and inserting in lieu thereof "September 30, 1992,"; and (2) in subsections (a)(2) and (b)(D, by inserting "by the Secretary selecting the person" after "this title". SEC. 614. EXTENSION OF SPECIAL PAY FOR NURSE ANESTHETISTS TO OTHER NURSING SPECIALTIES (a) SPECIAL PAY AUTHORIZED. —Subsection (b) of section 302e of title 37, United States Code, is amended— (1) by redesignating paragraphs (1), (2), gmd (3) as subparagraphs (A), (B), and (C), respectively; (2) by inserting "(1)" before "An officer"; and (3) by adding at the end the following new paragraph: "(2) The Secretary of Defense may extend the special pay authorized under subsection (a) to officers of the armed forces who serve in a nursing specialty (other than as nurse anesthetists) that— "(A) is designated by the Secretary as critical to meet requirements (whether such specialty is designated as critical to meet wartime or peacetime requirements); and "(B) requires postbaccalaureate education and treiining.". 39-194O-91-8:QL3Part3