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116 STAT. 2558 PUBLIC LAW 107-314—DEC. 2, 2002 the amount of leave credit that has been accrued as a result of the member's active service and that has not been previously used by the member. "(2) The term 'excess leave status' means leave approved to be used by a member of the armed forces that is unearned leave for which a member is unable to accrue leave credit during the member's current term of service before the member's separation.". (b) CLERICAL AMENDMENT. — The table of sections at the beginning of such chapter is amended by adding at the end the following new item: "709. Emergency leave of absence.". SEC. 573. ENHANCED FLEXIBILITY IN MEDICAL LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM. (a) ELIGIBLE PERSONS. — Subsection (d) of section 2173 of title 10, United States Code, is amended by striking "Participants" and all that follows through "and students" and inserting "Students". (b) LOAN REPAYMENT AMOUNTS.— Subsection (e)(2) of such section is amended by striking the last sentence. SEC. 574. DESTINATIONS AUTHORIZED FOR GOVERNMENT PAID TRANSPORTATION OF ENLISTED PERSONNEL FOR REST AND RECUPERATION ABSENCE UPON EXTENDING DUTY AT DESIGNATED LOCATIONS OVERSEAS. (a) EXPANSION OF BENEFITS. —Subsection (b)(2) of section 705 of title 10, United States Code, is amended by inserting before the period at the end the following: ", or to an alternative destination and return at a cost not to exceed the cost of round-trip transportation from the location of the extended tour of duty to such nearest port". (b) CHANGE IN TERMINOLOGY. — (1) Subsection (b) of such section is further amended by striking "recuperative" in paragraphs (1) and (2) and inserting "recuperation". (2)(A) The heading of such section is amended to read as follows: "§705. Rest and recuperation absence: qualiHed enlisted members extending duty at designated locations overseas". (B) The item relating to such section in the table of sections at the beginning of chapter 40 of such title is amended to read as follows: "705. Rest and recuperation absence: qualified enlisted members extending duty at designated locations overseas.". SEC. 575. VEHICLE STORAGE IN LIEU OF TRANSPORTATION WHEN MEMBER IS ORDERED TO A NONFOREIGN DUTY STATION OUTSIDE CONTINENTAL UNITED STATES. (a) STORAGE COSTS AUTHORIZED. —Subsection (b) of section 2634 of title 10, United States Code, is amended by striking paragraphs (1) and (2) and inserting the following: "(b)(1) When a member receives a vehicle storage qualifying order, the member may elect to have a motor vehicle described in subsection (a) stored at the expense of the United States at a location approved by the Secretary concerned. In the case of a vehicle storage qualifying order that is to make a change of