Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 70A.djvu/473

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415 § 6401. Regular Navy, women lieutenants; Regular Marine Corps, women captains: discharge for length of service; severance pay (a) Each woman officer on the active list of the Navy, appointed under section 5590 of this title, who holds a permanent appointment in the grade of lieutenant and each woman officer on the active list of the Marine Corps who holds a permanent appointment in the grade of captain shall be honorably discharged on June 30 of the fiscal year in which— (1) she is not on a promotion list; and (2) she has completed 13 years of active commissioned service in the Navy or in the Marine Corps. (b) Each officer discharged under this section is entitled to a lumpsum payment equal to 24 times the monthly basic pay to which she was entitled at the time of discharge. § 6402. Regular Navy, women lieutenants (junior grade); Regular Marine Corps, women first lieutenants: discharge for length of service; severance pay (a) Each woman officer on the active list of the Navy, appointed under section 5590 of this title, who holds a permanent appointment in the grade of lieutenant (junior grade) and each woman officer on the active list of the Marine Corps who holds a permanent appointment in the grade of first lieutenant shall be honorably discharged on June 30 of the fiscal year in which— (1) she is not on a promotion list; and (2) she has completed seven years of active commissioned service in the Navy or in the Marine Corps. (b) Each officer discharged under this section is entitled to a lumpsum payment equal to two months' basic pay at the time of discharge multiplied by the number of years of commissioned service in the Navy or the Marine Corps. § 6404. Treatment of fractions of years of service in computing retired pay and severance pay I n determining the total number of years of service to be used as a multiplier in computing retired pay and lump-sum payments on discharge under this chapter, a part of a year that is six months or more is counted as a whole year and a part of a year that is less than six months is disregarded. § 6405. Effect of acceptance of appointment in Foreign Service An officer of the Regular Navy, other than a retired officer, who accepts an appointment in the Foreign Service is considered as having resigned from the Navy. § 6406.

Regular Navy and Regular Marine Corps; officers: furlough; furlough pay (a) The Secretary of the Navy may furlough any officer of the Regular Navy or the Regular Marine Corps, other than a retired officer. (b) Each officer on furlough is entitled to pay at the rate of onehalf of his basic pay received at the time of furlough.