100 STAT. 3884
PUBLIC LAW 99-661—NOV. 14, 1986
SEC. 633. SPECIAL AUTHORITY RELATING TO THE PAYMENT OF SELECTED RESERVE ENLISTMENT BONUS
(a) IN GENERAL.—The Secretary concerned may pay an enlistment bonus under section 308c of title 37, United States Code, to any person who enlisted in the Selected Reserve of the Ready Reserve of an Armed Force during the period beginning on October 1, 1985, and ending on November 8, 1985, if such person— (1) has not been paid an enlistment or reenlistment bonus under section 308c or 308b of title 37, United States Code, since that period; and (2) enlisted in the good faith belief (as determined by the Secretary concerned) that he would be paid an enlistment bonus under section 308c of title 37, United States Code. (b) DEFINITION.—As used in subsection (a), the term "Secretary concerned" has the meaning provided in section 101(5) of title 37, United States Code. SEC. 634. SPECIAL PAY LANGUAGES
(a) AUTHORITY FOR SPECIAL PAY.—(1) Chapter 5 of title 37, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following new section: 37 USC 316. Ante, p. 3875.
Ante, p. 3876.
"§ 316. Special pay: foreign language proficiency pay "(a) A member of the armed forces— "(1) who is entitled to basic pay under section 204 of this title; "(2) who has been certified by the Secretary concerned within t the past 12 months to be proficient in a foreign language [ identified by the Secretary of Defense as being a language in which it is necessary to have personnel proficient because of national defense considerations; and "(3) who— "(A) is qualified in a military specialty requiring such
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"(B) received training, under regulations prescribed by the Secretary concerned, designed to develop such proWAW ficiency; "(C) is assigned to military duties requiring such a proficiency; or ^' "(D) is proficient in a foreign language for which the Department of Defense may have a critical need (as determined by the Secretary of Defense), may be paid special pay under this section in addition to any other pay or allowance to which the member is entitled. "(b) The monthly rate for special pay under subsection (a) shall be determined by the Secretary concerned and may not exceed $100. "(c)(1) Under regulations prescribed by the Secretary concerned, when a member of a reserve component who is entitled to compensation under section 206 of this title meets the requirements for special pay authorized in subsection (a), except the requirement prescribed in subsection (a)(D, the member may be paid an increase in compensation equal to one-thirtieth of the monthly special pay authorized under subsection (b) for a member who is entitled to basic pay under section 204 of this title. "(2) A member eligible for increased compensation under paragraph (1) shall be paid such increase—