Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 112 Part 3.djvu/193

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PUBLIC LAW 105-261—OCT. 17, 1998 112 STAT. 2023 Subtitle F—Reports SEC. 551. REPORT ON PERSONNEL RETENTION. (a) REPORT REQUIRED.— Not later than 90 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Defense shall submit to Congress a report containing information on the retention of members of the Armed Forces on active duty in the combat, combat support, and combat service support forces of the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps. (b) REQUIRED INFORMATION.— The Secretary shall include in the report information on retention of members with military occupational specialties (or the equivalent) in combat, combat support, or combat service support positions in each of the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps. Such information shall be shown by pay grade and shall be aggregated by enlisted grades and officers grades and shall be shown by military occupational specialty (or the equivalent). The report shall set forth separately (in numbers and as a percentage) the number of members separated during each such fiscal year who terminate service in the Armed Forces completely and the number who separate from active duty by transferring into a reserve component. (c) YEARS COVERED BY REPORT. —The report shall provide the information required in the report, shown on a fiscal year basis, for each of fiscal years 1989 through 1998. SEC. 552. REPORT ON PROCESS FOR SELECTION OF MEMBERS FOR SERVICE ON COURTS-MARTIAL. (a) REPORT REQUIRED.— Not later than April 15, 1999, the Secretary of Defense shall submit to Congress a report on the method of selection of members of the Aimed Forces to serve on courts-martial. (b) CONSIDERATION OF ALTERNATIVES.— In preparing the report, the Secretary shall examine alternatives, including random selection, to the current system of selection of members of courts-martial by the convening authority. Any alternative examined by the Secretary shall be consistent with the provisions relating to service on courts-martial specified in section 825(d) of title 10, United States Code (article 25(d) of the Uniform Code of Military Justice). The Secretary shall include in the report the Secretary's evaluation of each alternative examined. (c) VIEWS OF CODE COMMITTEE.—In preparing the report under subsection (a), the Secretary shall obtain the views of the members of the committee referred to in section 946 of such title (known as the "Code Committee"). SEC. 553. REPORT ON PRISONERS TRANSFERRED FROM UNITED STATES DISCIPLINARY BARRACKS, FORT LEAVENWORTH, KANSAS, TO FEDERAL BUREAU OF PRISONS. (a) REPORT.—Not later than 90 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Defense shall submit to Congress a report, to be prepared by the General Counsel of the Department of Defense, concerning the decision of the Secretary of the Army in 1994 to transfer approximately 500 prisoners from the United States Disciplinary Barracks, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, to the Federal Bureau of Prisons. (b) MATTERS TO BE INCLUDED.— The Secretary shall include in the report the following: 58-194 0-98-7: QL3Part3