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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1987

PUBLIC LAW 100-180—DEC. 4, 1987

101 STAT. 1173

(3) by striking out "paragraph (2)" in paragraphs (6), (7), and (8) (as redesignated by paragraph (1)) and inserting in lieu thereof "paragraph (5)'; (4) by inserting after paragraph (8) (as redesignated by paragraph (1)) the following new paragraph: "(9) The promotion rate for officers considered for promotion from above the promotion zone, shown for officers serving on the Joint Staff, officers with the joint specialty, and other officers serving in joint duty assignments, compared in the same manner as specified in paragraph (5)."; (5) by inserting after paragraph (11) (as redesignated by paragraph (1)) the following new paragraph: "(12) The number of times, in the case of each category of exclusion, that service in a joint duty assignment was excluded in computing the average length of joint duty assignments."; (6) by striking out "paragraphs (2) through (5)" in paragraph (13) (as redesignated by paragraph (1)) and inserting in lieu thereof "paragraphs (5) through (9)"; and (7) by inserting after paragraph (14) (as redesignated by para_' '; graph (1)) the following new paragraph: "(15) The number of times a waiver authority was exercised under this chapter (or under any other provision of law which permits the waiver of any requirement relating to joint duty assignments) and in the case of each such authority— "(A) whether the authority was exercised for a general or flag officer; ' (B) an analysis of the reasons for exercising the authority; and "(C) the number of times in which action was taken without exercise of the waiver authority compared with the number of times waiver authority was exercised (in the case of each waiver authority under this chapter or under any other provision of law which permits the waiver of any requirement relating to joint duty assignments).", (b) APPLICABILITY.—Paragraphs (3) and (4) of section 667 of title 10, lo USC 667 note. United States Code, as added by subsection (a), shall apply with respect to fiscal years after fiscal year 1987. SEC. 1305. SPECIAL TRANSITION RULES FOR NUCLEAR PROPULSION OFFICERS (a) JOINT DUTY ASSIGNMENT REQUIREMENT FOR PROMOTION TO

FLAG RANK.—Paragraph (1) of section 619(e) of title 10, United States Code, is amended to read as follows: "(1) An officer may not be appointed to the grade of brigadier general or rear admiral (lower half) unless the officer has completed a full tour of duty in a joint duty assignment (as described in section 664(f) of this title). Before January 1, 1992, an officer of the Navy designated as a qualified nuclear propulsion officer may be appointed to the grade of rear admiral (lower half) without regard to the preceding sentence, but an officer so appointed may not be appointed to the grade of rear admiral until the officer completes a full tour of duty in a joint duty assignment.". (b) TRANSITION PLAN.—(1) The Secretary of Defense, after con- lo use 619 note. sultation with the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, shall develop and carry out a plan for ensuring that— (A) during the period before January 1, 1992, the maximum practicable number of officers of the Navy who are qualified