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PUBLIC LAW 100-456—SEPT. 29, 1988
to a joint duty assignment to be counted in that computation shall be excluded. "(3) This subsection shall not apply in the case of an officer who serves less than 10 months in the joint duty assignment.". SEC. 515. ADDITIONAL TRANSITION PROVISIONS FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF PREREQUISITE FOR PROMOTION TO INITIAL FLAG AND GENERAL OFFICER GRADE
(a) NAVY NUCLEAR PROPULSION OFFICERS.—(1) Section 619(e) of title 10, United States Code, is amended— (A) by striking out "January 1, 1992" in the second sentence of paragraph (1) and inserting in lieu thereof "January 1, 1994"; and (B) by adding at the end the following new paragraph: Reports. (5) NQ^- i^ter than March 1 of each year from 1989 through 1994, the Secretary of Defense shall submit to the Committees on Armed Services of the Senate and House of Representatives a report on the implementation during the preceding calendar year of the transition plan developed by the Secretary pursuant to section 1305(b) of Public Law 100-180 (101 Stat. 1173) with respect to service by qualified nuclear propulsion officers in joint duty assignments.". (2) Section 13050)) of Public Law 100-180 is amended by striking 10 USC 619 note. out "January 1, 1992" each place it appears and inserting in lieu thereof "January 1, 1994". (3) The Secretary of Defense, after consultation with the Chair10 USC 619 note. man of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, shall revise the transition plan developed pursuant to section 13050t)) of Public Law 100-180 to take Reports. account of the amendments made by paragraphs (1) and (2). The Secretary shall include with the first report of the Secretary under section 619(e)(5) of title 10, United States Code, as added by paragraph (I)(B), a report on the actions of the Secretary in revising such transition plan. (b) WAIVER AUTHORITY.—(1) Paragraph (2) of section 619(e) of title 10, United States Code, is amended— (A) by striking out "and" at the end of subparagraph (C); and (B) by striking out subparagraph (D) and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "(D) in the case of an officer who served in a joint duty assignment that began before January 1, 1987, if the officer served in that assignment for a period of sufficient duration (which may not be less than 12 months) for his service to have been considered a full tour of duty under the policies and regulations in effect on September 30, 1986; and "(E) until January 1, 1994, in the case of an officer who— "(i) served in an assignment (other than a joint duty assignment) that began before October 1, 1986, and that involved significant experience in joint matters (as determined by the Secretary) if the officer served in that assignment for a period of sufficient duration (which may not be less than 12 months) for his service to have been considered a full tour of duty under the policies and regulations in effect on September 30, 1986; or "(ii) served in a joint duty assignment for not less than two years during which the officer is selected for promotion to the grade of brigadier general or rear admiral (lower half).".