Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 112 Part 3.djvu/170

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112 STAT. 2000 PUBLIC LAW 105-261—OCT. 17, 1998 Sec. 536. Sense of Congress regarding the heroism, sacrifice, and service of former South Vietnamese commandos in connection with United States Armed Forces during the Vietnam conflict. Sec. 537. Prohibition on members of Armed Forces entering correctional facilities to present decorations to persons who have committed serious violent felonies. Subtitle E—Administration of Agencies Responsible for Review and Correction of Military Records Sec. 541. Personnel freeze. Sec. 542. Professional staff. Sec. 543. Ex parte communications. Sec. 544. Timeliness standards. Sec. 545. Scope of correction of military records. Subtitle F—Reports Sec. 551. Report on personnel retention. Sec. 552. Report on process for selection of members for service on courts-martial. Sec. 553. Report on prisoners transferred from United States Disciplinary Barracks, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, to Federal Bureau of Prisons. Sec. 554. Review and report regarding the distribution of National Guard full-time support among the States. Subtitle G—Other Matters Sec. 561. Two-year extension of certain force drawdown transition authorities relating to personnel management and benefits. Sec. 562. Leave without pay for suspended academy cadets and midshipmen. Sec. 563. Continued eligibility under Voluntary Separation Incentive program for members who involuntarily lose membership in a reserve component. Sec. 564. Reinstatement of definition of financial institution in authorities for reimbursement of defense personnel for Government errors in direct deposit of pay. Sec. 565. Increase in maximum amount for College Fund program. Sec. 566. Central Identification Laboratory, Hawaii. Sec. 567. Military funeral honors for veterans. Sec. 568. Status in the Naval Reserve of cadets at the Merchant Marine Academy. Sec. 569. Repeal of restriction on civilian employment of enlisted members. Sec. 570. Transitional compensation for abused dependent children not residing with the spouse or former spouse of a member convicted of dependent abuse. Sec. 571. Pilot program for treating GED and home school diploma recipients as high school graduates for determinations of eligibility for enlistment in the Armed Forces. Sec. 572. Sense of Congress concerning New Parent Support Program and military families. Sec. 573. Advancement of Benjamin O. Davis, Junior, to grade of general on the retired list of the Air Force. Sec. 574. Sense of the House of Representatives concerning adherence by civilians in military chain of command to the standard of exemplary conduct required of commanding officers and others in authority in the Armed Forces. Subtitle A—Officer Personnel Policy SEC. 501. CODIFICATION OF ELIGIBILITY OF RETIRED OFFICERS AND FORMER OFFICERS FOR CONSIDERATION BY SPECIAL SELECTION BOARDS. (a) PERSONS NOT CONSIDERED BY PROMOTION BOARDS DUE TO ADMINISTRATIVE ERROR.— Subsection (a) of section 628 of title 10, United States Code, is amended— (1) by striking out paragraph (1) (and the subsection designation at the beginning of that paragraph) and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "(a) PERSONS NOT CONSIDERED BY PROMOTION BOARDS DUE TO ADMINISTRATIVE ERROR.^1) If the Secretary of the military department concerned determines that because of administrative error a person who should have been considered for selection for