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[81 STAT. 381]
[81 STAT. 381]
PUBLIC LAW 90-000—MMMM. DD, 1968

81

STAT.]

PUBLIC LAW 90-130-NOV. 8, 1967

" (3) has completed at least twenty years of active commissioned service as computed under section 6388 of this title. " (b) An officer retired under this section shall be retired— "(1) in the highest grade satisfactorily held by her on active duty as determined by the Secretary, but not lower than her permanent grade; and "(2) with retired pay at the rate of 21/2 per centum of the basic pay of the grade in which retired multiplied by the number of years of service that may be credited to her under section 1405 of this title, but the retired pay may not be more than 75 per centum or less than 50 per centum of the basic pay upon which the computation of retired pay is based. " (c) An officer on the active list of the Navy serving in the grade of lieutenant in the Nurse Corps shall be honorably discharged on June 30 of the fiscal year in which the officer " (1) is not on a promotion list; and " (2) has completed thirteen years of active commissioned service as computed under section 6388 of this title. However, if she so requests she may be honorably discharged at any time during that fiscal year. " (d) An officer on the active list of the Navy serving in the grade of lieutenant (junior grade) in the Nurse Corps shall be honorably discharged on June 30 of the fiscal year in which the officer— " (1) is not on a promotion list; and "(2) has completed seven years of active commissioned service as computed under section 6388 of this title. However, if she so requests, she may be honorably discharged at any time during that fiscal year. "(e) Each officer discharged under this section is entitled to a lump-sum payment equal to two months' basic pay at the time of discharge multiplied by the number of years of active commissioned service as computed under section 6388 of this title, but the payment may not be more than two years" basic pay or more than $15,000."; (F) amending section 6398 to read as follows: "§ 6398. Regular Navy; women captains and commanders; Regular Marine Corps, women colonels and lieutenant colonels: retirement for length of service; retired grade and 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 captain and each woman officer on the active list of the Marine Corps who holds a permanent appointment in the grade of colonel shall be retired by the President on the first day of the month following the month in which she completes thirty years of active commissioned service in the Navy or the Marine Corps. "(b) 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 commander and is not on a promotion list for a higher perrnanent grade and each woman officer on the active list of the Marine Corps who holds a permanent appointment in the grade of lieutenant colonel and is not on a promotion list for a higher permanent grade shall be retired by the President on the first day of the month following the month in which she completes twenty-six years of active commissioned service in the Navy or the Marine Corps. "(c) Each officer retired under this section— " (1) unless otherwise entitled to a higher grade shall be retired in the permanent grade held by her at the time of retirement; and "(2) is entitled to retired pay at the rate of 2i/^ per centum of

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