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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

PUBLIC LAW 100-456—SEPT. 29, 1988

102 STAT. 1973

"(c)(1) The enlistment or appointment of a person who is determined, as a result of an evaluation conducted under subsection (a)(l)(B), to be dependent on drugs or alcohol at the time of such enlistment or appointment shall be void. "(2) A person whose enlistment or appointment is voided under paragraph (1) shall be referred to a civilian treatment facility. "(d) The testing and evaluation required by subsection (a) shall be Regulations. carried out under regulations prescribed by the Secretary of Defense in consultation with the Secretary of Transportation. Those regulations shall apply uniformly throughout the armed forces. "(e) In time of war, or time of emergency declared by Congress or the President, the President may suspend the provisions of subsection (a).". (2) The item relating to that section in the table of sections at the beginning of chapter 49 of such title is amended to read as follows: "978. Drug and alcohol abuse and dependency: testing of new entrants.".

(b) REGULATIONS.—The Secretary of Defense shall prescribe regu- lo use 978 note. lations for the implementation of section 978 of title 10, United States Code, as-amended by subsection (a), not later than 60 days after the date of the enactment of this Act. (c) EFFECTIVE DATE.—The testing and evaluation program pre- lo use 978 note. scribed by that section shall be implemented not later than October 1, 1989. (d) CONFORMING AMENDMENT.—Section 513(b)(2) of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 1988 and 1989 (Public Law 100-180; 101 Stat. 1091) is repealed. 10 USC 978 note. SEC. 522. REQUIREMENT TO ACCEPT PERSONS ENLISTING IN THE AIR FORCE ON GENDER-FREE BASIS

(a) REQUIREMENT.—(1) Chapter 833 of title 10, United States Code, is amended by inserting after section 8251 the following new section: "§8252. Regular Air Force: gender-free basis for acceptance of original enlistments "(a) Except as provided in subsection (b), in accepting persons for original enlistment in the Regular Air Force, the Secretary of the Air Force may not— "(1) set a minimum or maximum percentage of persons who may be accepted for such an enlistment according to gender for skill categories or jobs; or "(2) in any other way base the acceptance of a person for such an enlistment on gender. "(b) Subsection (a) shall not apply with respect to an enlistment Women. specified as being for training leading to designation in a skill category involving duty assignments to which, under section 8549 of this title, female members of the Air Force may not be assigned.". (2) The table of sections at the beginning of such chapter is amended by inserting after the item relating to section 8251 the following new item: "8252. Regular Air Force: gender-free basis for acceptance of original enlistments.".

(b) IMPLEMENTATION.—The Secretary of the Air Force shall de- . lo use 8252 velop a methodology for implementing section 8252 of title 10, "ote. United States Code, as added by sul^ection (a), not later than October 1, 1989.