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PUBLIC LAW 89-554-SEPT. 6, 1966
States, governing the practice and procedure, including prehearing conference procedure, in proceedings to review orders under this chapter." SEC. 5: (a) The chapter analysis of title 37, United States Code, is amended by inserting after item 9: "30. PAYMENTS TO MISSING PEESONS
(b) Title 37, United States Code, is amended by inserting after chapter 9: "CHAPTER 10--PAYMENTS TO MISSING PERSONS "Sec. "551. Definitions. "552. Pay and allowances; continuance while in a missing status; limitations. "553. Allotments; continuance, suspension, initiation, resumption, or increase while in a missing status; limitations. "554. Travel and transportation; dependents; household and personal effects; motor vehicles; sale of biilky items; claims for proceeds; appropriation chargeable. "555. Secretarial review. "556. Secretarial determinations. "557. Settlement of accounts. "558. Income tax deferment. "§551. Definitions " I n this chapter— "(1) 'dependent', with respect to a member of a uniformed service, means— " (A) his wife; " (B) his unmarried child (including an unmarried dependent stepchild or adopted child) under 21 years of age; " (C) his dependent mother or father; " (D) a dependent designated in official records; and " (E) a person determined to be dependent by the Secretary concerned, or his designee; "(2) 'missing status' means the status of a member of a uniformed service who is officially carried or determined to be absent in a status of— " (A) missing; " (B) missing in action.; " (C) interned in a foreign country; " (D) captured, beleaguered, or besieged by a hostile force; or " (E) detained in a foreign country against his will; and "(3) 'pay and allowances'means— " (A) basic pay; " (B) special pay; " (C) incentive pay; " ( D ^ basic allowance for quarters; " (E) basic allowance for subsistence; and " (F) station per diem allowances for not more than 90 days. "§552. Pay and allowances; continuance while in a missing status; limitations " (a) A member of a uniformed service who is on active duty or performing inactive-duty training, and who is in a missing status, is, for the period he is in that status, entitled to receive or have credited to his account the same pay and allowances, as defined in this chapter, to which he was entitled at the beginning of that period or may there-
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