Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 108 Part 4.djvu/541

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PUBLIC LAW 103-353—OCT. 13, 1994 108 STAT. 3175 SEC. 7. INCREASE IN AMOUNT OF LOAN GUARANTY FOR LOANS FOR THE PURCHASE OR CONSTRUCTION OF HOMES. Subparagraphs (A)(i)(IV) and (B) of section 3703(a)(1) of title 38, United States Code, are each amended by striking out "$46,000" and inserting in lieu thereof "$50,750". SEC. 8. TRANSITION RULES AND EFFECTIVE DATES. 38 USC 4301 (a) REEMPLOYMENT. — (1) Except as otherwise provided in this Act, the amendments made by this Act shall be effective with respect to remployments initiated on or after the first day after the 60-day period beginning on the date of enactment of this Act. (2) The provisions of chapter 43 of title 38, United States Code, in effect on the day before such date of enactment, shall continue to apply to remployments initiated before the end of such 60-day period. (3) In determining the number of years of service that may not be exceeded in an employee-employer relationship with respect to which a person seeks reemployment under chapter 43 of title 38, United States Code, as in effect before or after the date of enactment of this Act, there shall be included all years of service without regard to whether the periods of service occurred before or after such date of enactment unless the period of service is exempted by the chapter 43 that is applicable, as provided in paragraphs (1) and (2), to the reemployment concerned. (4) A person who initiates reemployment under chapter 43 of title 38, United States Code, during or after the 60-day period beginning on the date of enactment of this Act and whose reemploy- ment is made in connection with a period of service in the uniformed services that was initiated before the end of such period shall be deemed to have satisfied the notification requirement of section 4312(a)(1) of title 38, United States Code, as provided in the amendments made by this Act, if the person complied with any applicable notice requirement under chapter 43, United States Code, as in effect on the day before the date of enactment of this Act. (b) DISCRIMINATION.—The provisions of section 4311 of title 38, United States Code, as provided in the amendments made by this Act, and the provisions of subchapter III of chapter 43 of such title, as provided in the amendments made by this Act, that are necessary for the implementation of such section 4311 shall become effective on the date of enactment of this Act. (c) INSURANCE. — (1) The provisions of section 4316 of title 38, United States Code, as provided in the amendments made by this Act, concerning insurance coverage (other than health) shall become effective with respect to furloughs or leaves of absence initiated on or after the date of enactment of this Act. (2) With respect to the provisions of section 4317 of title 38, United States Code, as provided in the amendments made by this Act, a person on active duty on the date of enactment of this Act, or a family member or personal representative of such person, may, after the date of enactment of this Act, elect to reinstate or continue a health plan as provided in such section 4317. If such an election is made, the health plan shall remain in effect for the remaining portion of the 18-month period that began on the date of such person's separation from civilian employment or the period of the person's service in the uniformed service, whichever is the period of lesser duration.