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PUBLIC LAW 99-000—MMMM. DD, 1986

PUBLIC LAW 99-661—NOV. 14, 1986

100 STAT. 3871

for the action. Nothing in this subsection shall be construed as limiting the authorities to terminate the service of units or members ordered to active duty under this section under subsection (g).". (c) TECHNICAL AMENDMENTS.—Such section is further amended— (1) by striking out "Reserve component" in subsection (b) and inserting in lieu thereof "reserve component"; (2) by striking out "Armed Forces" in subsection (e) and inserting in lieu thereof "armed forces"; (3) by striking out "the Speaker" in subsection (f) and all that follows through "Senate" and inserting in lieu thereof "Congress"; and (4) by striking out "a concurrent resolution of the Congress" in subsection (g)(2) and inserting in lieu thereof "law".

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Section 672 of title 10, United States Code, is amended by adding Infra. at the end the following new subsection: "(f) The consent of a Governor described in subsections (b) and (d) may not be withheld (in whole or in part) with regard to active duty outside the United States, its territories, and its possessions, because of any objection to the location, purpose, type, or schedule of such active duty.". SEC. 523. TREATMENT OF SINGLE PARENTS ENLISTING IN RESERVE COMPONENTS OF THE ARMED FORCES

(a) IN GENERAL.—In determining under section 510 of title 10, United States Code, whether a person who is applying to enlist in a reserve component of the Armed Forces upon discharge or release from active duty is qualified for enlistment as a Reserve of an Armed Force, the Secretary concerned may not disqualify the person because the person is a single parent if— (1) the person is otherwise qualified for enlistment; (2) the person became a single parent while serving on active duty; and (3) the person's status as a single parent was not a factor in the person's discharge or release from active duty. (b) REQUIREMENTS NOT TO BE MORE STRINGENT.—The Secretary

concerned shall provide that requirements imposed on a person described in subsection (a) with respect to parenthood shall not be more stringent than those imposed on a member who becomes a single parent during the term of the member's enlistment. The Secretary concerned may include a requirement for an acceptable written agreement with respect to child care as a prerequisite to enlistment. (c) SINGLE PARENT DEFINED.—In this section, the term "single parent" means a person who is not married and who has custody of a child under the age of 18 pursuant to a court order. (d) EXPIRATION.—This section shall expire on September 30, 1988. SEC. 524. ACTIVE-DUTY STATUS OF RESERVE COMPONENT MEMBERS IN A CAPTIVE STATUS (a) AUTHORITY FOR INVOLUNTARY CALL TO ACTIVE DUTY.—Section

672 of title 10, United States Code (as amended by section 522), is amended by adding at the end the following new subsection: "(g)(l) A member of a reserve component may be ordered to active duty without his consent if the Secretary concerned determines that

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