Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 106 Part 3.djvu/924

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106 STAT. 2718 PUBLIC LAW 102-484—OCT. 23, 1992 (b) CHAPTER 30.—Section 3012(b)(l)(B) of title 38, United States Code, is amended— (1) by striking out or" at the end of clause (i); (2) by striking out the period at the end of clause (ii) and inserting in lieu thereof "; or"; and (3) by adding after clause (ii) the following: "(iii) who, before completing the four years of service described in clauses (IXAXii) and (IXBXii) of subsection (a) of this section, ceases to be a member of the Selected Reserve during the period beginning on October 1, 1991, and ending on September 30, 1995, by reason of the inactivation of the person's unit of assignment or by reason of involuntarily ceasing to be designated as a member of the Selected Reserve pursuant to section 268(b) of title 10. ". SEC. 4420. COMMISSARY AND EXCHANGE PRIVILEGES. Regulations. The Secretary of Defense shall prescribe regulations to authorize a person who involuntarily ceases to be a member of the Selected Reserve during the force reduction transition period to continue to use commissary and exchange stores in the same manner as a member of the Selected Reserve for a period of two years beginning on the later of— (1) the date on which that person ceases to be a member of the Selected Reserve; or (2) the date of the enactment of this Act. SEC. 4421. APPLICABILITY AND TERMINATION OF BENEFITS. Regulations. (a) APPLICABILITY SUBJECT TO NEEDS OF THE SERVICE.—<1) Subject to regulations prescribed by the Secretary of Defense, the Secretary of the military department concerned may limit the applicability of a benefit provided under sections 4418 through 4420 to any category of personnel defined by the Secretary concerned in order to meet a need of the armed force under the jurisdiction of the Secretary concerned to reduce the number of members in certain grades, the number of members who have completed a certain number of years of service, or the number of members who possess certain military skills or are serving in designated competitive categories. (2) A limitation under paragraph (1) shall be consistent with the purpose set forth in section 4414(a). (b) INAPPLICABILITY TO CERTAIN SEPARATIONS AND REASSIGNMENTS. —Sections 4418 through 4420 do not apply with respect to personnel who cease to be members of the Selected Reserve under adverse conditions, as characterized by the Secretary of the military department concerned. (c) TERMINATION OF BENEFITS. —The eligibility of a member of a reserve component of the Armed Forces (afi^r having involuntarily ceased to oe a member of the Selected Reserve) to receive benefits and privileges under sections 4418 through 4420 terminates upon the involuntary separation of such member from the Armed Forces under adverse conditions, as characterized by the Secretary of the military department concerned. SEC. 4422. READJUSTMENT BENEFITS FOR CERTAIN VOLUNTARILY SEPARATED MEMBERS OF THE RESERVE COMPONENTS. (a) SPECIAL SEPARATION BENEFITS.— Section 1174a of title 10, United States Code, is amended—