Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 54 Part 1.djvu/1170

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PUBLIC LAWS--H. 875-OCT. 14 , 1940 Credits for author- ized flights. Absence from drill due to flight perform- ance. 39 Stat. 209. 32U.8.C.§143. Pay for National Guard officers. Drill, etc. 42 Stat. 627,629. 37U.S.C.§§7,13. Proisos. Additional pay pro- visions. Purchase of uni- forms, etc. 40 Stat. 957. 10 U.S.C . §904. 31 U.S.C. 487. Sale of stable refuse, grain sacks, etc.; use of proceeds. tary of War: Providedfurther, That any flight ordered by competent authority and performed by an appropriately rated Air Corps officer or enlisted man of the National Guard assigned to an Air Corps unit thereof, or so performed by an officer or enlisted man of the Medical Department of the said National Guard regularly attached to an Air Corps unit of the National Guard by appropriate authority, may be credited for the same purpose and to the same extent as attend- ance at drill: Provided further, That in performing the flight so ordered the officer or enlisted man is prevented, by the making of such flight, from attending a regularly scheduled drill formation of his unit or the unit with which the said officer or enlisted man is required to drill." SEC. 3. That section 109 of the National Defense Act of June 3, 1916, as amended, be, and the same is hereby, repealed and reenacted to read as follows: "SEO. 109. PAY FOR THE NATIONAL GUARD OFFICERS.- Under such regulations as the Secretary of War may prescribe, officers and war- rant officers of the National Guard, except general officers, shall receive compensation at the rate of one-thirtieth of the monthly base pay prescribed for them in sections 3 and 9 of the Pay Readjust- ment Act of June 10, 1922, for each regular drill, period of appro- priate duty, or other equivalent period of training, authorized by the Secretary of War, not exceeding eight in any one calendar month and not exceeding sixty in any one fiscal year, at which they shall have been engaged for the entire period of not less than one and one-half hours: Provided, That such pay shall be in addition to compensation for attendance at field- or coast-defense instruction or maneuvers, and that nothing in this Act shall operate to reduce the present pay of majors and lieutenant colonels. General officers shall receive $500 a year in addition to compensation for attendance at field- or coast-defense instruction or maneuvers, for satisfactory per- formance of their appropriate duties. In addition to pay herein.. before provided officers commanding organizations less than a brigade and having administrative functions connected therewith shall, whether or not such officers belong to such organizations, receive not more than $240 a year for the faithful performance of such admin- istrative functions under such regulations as the Secretary of War may prescribe; and for the purpose of determining how much shall be paid to such officers so performing such functions, the Secretary of War may, from time to time, divide them into classes and fix the amount payable to the officers in each class. Pay under the provi- sions of this section shall not accrue to any officer during a period when he shall be entitled under any provision of law to the full rate of his base pay prescribed in section 3 or section 9, as the case may be, of the Pay Readjustment Act of June 10, 1922: Provided further, That section 9 of the Act entitled 'An Act amending the Act entitled "An Act to authorize the President to increase temporarily the Mili- tary Establishment of the United States", approved May 18, 1917', approved August 31, 1918, shall also apply to the purchase of uni- forms, accouterments, and equipment for cash by officers of the active and inactive National Guard, whether in State or Federal service, on proper identification and under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of War may prescribe." SEC. 4. That section 3618, Revised Statutes, as amended, be, and the same is hereby, amended by adding the following additional language: "That under such regulations as the Secretary of War may prescribe, the commanding officers of mounted units of the National Guard may sell all stable refuse and empty grain sacks and containers at public or private sale and apply the proceeds derived 1136 [54 STAT.