Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 108 Part 4.djvu/117

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PUBLIC LAW 103-337—OCT. 5, 1994 108 STAT. 2751 of officers that, insofar as practicable, is subject to the procedures applicable to selection boards convened under chapter 36 of this title.". (2) Section 5149(a) of such title is amended— 10 USC 5149. (A) by inserting "(1)" after "(a)"; (B) by striking out the second and third sentences and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "If an officer appointed as the Deputy Judge Advocate General holds a lower regular grade, the officer shall be appointed in the regular grade of rear admiral or major general, as appropriate."; and (C) by adding at the end the following: "(2) Under regulations prescribed by the Secretary of Defense, Regulations, the Secretary of the Navy, in selecting an officer for recommendation to the President for appointment as the Deputy Judge Advocate General, shall ensure that the officer selected is recommended by a board of officers that, insofar as practicable, is subject to the procedures applicable to selection boards convened under chapter 36 of this title.". (3) Section 5133 of such title is amended— (A) in subsection (a)— (i) by striking out "or the Judge Advocate General" in the first sentence; and (ii) by striking out the second sentence; and (B) in the first sentence of subsection (b)— (i) by striking out "or the Judge Advocate General" both places it appears; and (ii) by striking out "or major general, as appropriate". (4) Section 5046 of such title— (A) in subsection (a), by striking out the second sentence and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "If an officer appointed as the Staff Judge Advocate to the Commandant of the Marine Corps holds a lower regular grade, the officer shall be appointed in the regular grade of brigadier general."; and (B) by striking out subsection (b) and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "(b) Under regulations prescribed by the Secretary of Defense, Regulations, the Secretary of the Navy, in selecting an officer for recommendation to the President for appointment as the Staff Judge Advocate to the Commandant of the Marine Corps, shall ensure that the officer selected is recommended by a board of officers that, insofar as Practicable, is subject to the procedures applicable to selection oards convened under chapter 36 of this title.. (5) The heading of section 5133, and the item relating to that section in the table of sections at the beginning of chapter 513 of such title, are each amended by striking out the third through sixth words. (c) AIR FORCE.— Section 8037 of title 10, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following new subsection: "(e) Under regulations prescribed by the Secretary of Defense, Regulations, the Secretary of the Air Force, in selecting an officer for recommendation to the President under subsection (a) for appointment as the Judge Advocate General or under subsection (d) for appointment as the Deputy Judge Advocate General, shall ensure that the officer selected is recommended by a board of officers that, insofar as practicable, is subject to the procedures applicable to selection boards convened under chapter 36 of this title.".