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108 STAT. 2790 PUBLIC LAW 103-337—OCT. 5, 1994 Regulations. Regulations. 10 USC 1452 note. (3) the recomputation of the retired pay of any enhsted member who is adv£inced on the retired hst on or after the date of the enactment of this Act. SEC. 636. MINIMUM REQUIRED RESERVE SERVICE FOR ELIGIBILITY FOR RETIRED PAY FOR NONREGULAR SERVICE DURING FORCE DRAWDOWN PERIOD. Section 1331 of title 10, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following new subsection: "(f) In the case of a person who completes the service requirements of subsection (a)(2) during the period beginning on the date of the enactment of this subsection and ending on September 30, 1999, the provisions of subsection (a)(3) shall be applied by substituting 'the last six years' for 'the last eight years'.". SEC. 637. SEP PREMIUMS FOR RESERVE-COMPONENT CHILD-ONLY COVERAGE. (a) DETERMINATION OF PREMIUMS. —Subsection (b) of section 1452 of title 10, United States Code, is amended to read as follows: "(b) CHILD-ONLY ANNUITIES.— "(1) REQUIRED REDUCTION IN RETIRED PAY. —The retired pay of a participant in the Plan who is providing child-only coverage (as described in paragraph (4)) shall be reduced by an amount prescribed under regulations by the Secretary of Defense. "(2) No REDUCTION WHEN NO CHILD.— There shall be no reduction in retired pay under paragraph (1) for any month during which the participant has no eligible dependent child. "(3) SPECIAL RULE FOR CERTAIN RCSBP PARTICIPANTS.—In the case of a participant in the Plan who is participating in the Plsin under an election under section 1448(a)(2)(B) of this title and who provided child-only coverage during a period before the participant becomes entitled to receive retired pay, the retired pay of the participant shall be reduced by an amount prescribed under regulations by the Secretary of Defense to reflect the coverage provided under the Plan during the period before the participant became entitled to receive retired pay. A reduction under this paragraph is in addition to any reduction under paragraph (1) and is made without regard to whether there is an eligible dependent child during a month for which the reduction is made. "(4) CHILD-ONLY COVERAGE DEFINED.— For the purposes of this subsection, a participant in the Plan who is providing child-only coverage is a participant who has a dependent child and who— "(A) does not have an eligible spouse or former spouse; or "(B) has a spouse or former spouse but has elected to provide an annuity for dependent children only.". (b) EFFECTIVE DATE. — (1) Except as provided in paragraph (2), the amendment made by subsection (a) applies to any election for child-only coverage under a reserve-component annuity under the Survivor Benefit Plan, whether made before, on, or after the date of the enactment of this Act. (2) Paragraph (1) does not apply in a case of an election referred to in that paragraph that was made before the date of the enactment of this Act if the participant was informed, in writing, before the date of the enactment of this Act that no reduction in the partici-