108 STAT. 2924 PUBLIC LAW 103-337 —OCT. 5, 1994 "14108. Recommendations by promotion boards. "14109. Reports of promotion boards: in general. "14110. Reports of promotion boards', review by Secretary. "14111. Reports of selection boards: transmittal to President. "14112. Dissemination of names of officers selected. ^^§ 14101. Convening of selection boards "(a) PROMOTION BOARDS.— (1) Whenever the needs of the Army, Navy, Air Force, or Marine Corps require, the Secretary concerned shall convene a selection board to recommend for promotion to the next higher grade, xmder chapter 1405 of this title, officers on the reserve active-status list of that armed force in a permanent grade from first lieutenant through brigadier general or, in the case of the Naval Reserve, lieutenant (juniior grade) through rear admiral (lower half). A selection board convened under this subsection shall be known as a 'promotion board'. "(2) A promotion board convened to recommend reserve officers of the Army or reserve officers of the Air Force for promotion (A) to fill a position vacancy under section 14315 of this title, or (B) to the grade of brigadier general or major general, shall (except in the case of a board convened to consider officers as provided in section 14301(e) of this title) be known as a Vacancy promotion board'. Any other promotion board convened under this subsection shall be known as a 'mandatory promotion board'. "(b) CONTINUATION BOARDS.— Whenever the needs of the Army, Navy, Air Force, or Marine Corps require, the Secretary concerned may convene a selection board to recommend officers of that sirmed force— "(1) for continuation on the reserve active-status list under section 14701 of this title; "(2) for selective early removal from the reserve activestatus list under section 14704 of this title; or "(3) for selective early retirement under section 14705 of this title. A selection board convened under this subsection shall be known as a 'continuation board'. "§ 14102. Selection boards: appointment and composition "(a) APPOINTMENT. —Members of selection boards convened xinder section 14101 of this title shall be appointed by the Secretary of the military department concerned in accordance with this section. Promotion boards and special selection boards shall consist of five or more officers. Continuation boards shall consist of three or more officers. All of the officers of any such selection board shall be of the same armed force as the officers under consideration by the board. "(b) COMPOSITION. —At least one-half of the members of such a selection board shall be reserve officers, to include at least one reserve officer from each reserve component from which officers are to be considered by the board. Each member of a selection board must hold a permanent grade higher than the grade of the officers under consideration by the board, and no member of a board may hold a grade below major or lieutenant commander. "(c) REPRESENTATION OF COMPETITIVE CATEGORIES.—(1) Except as provided in paragraph (2), a selection board shall include at least one officer from each competitive category of officers to be considered by the board.