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104 STAT. 1562 PUBLIC LAW 101-510—NOV. 5, 1990 grade otherwise required under this paragraph may not exceed the number equal to two percent of the authorized active-duty strength for that fiscal year for officers of that armed force in that grade.". SEC. 523. REQUIRED LENGTH OF COMMISSIONED SERVICE FOR VOL- UNTARY RETIREMENT AS AN OFFICER (a) ARMY.—Section 3911 of title 10, United States Code, is amended— (1) by inserting "(a)" at the beginning of the text of the section; and (2) by adding at the end the following: "(b) The Secretary of Defense may authorize the Secretary of the Army, during the five-year period beginning on October 1, 1990, to reduce the requirement under subsection (a) for at least 10 years of active service as a commissioned officer to a period (determined by the Secretary of the Army) of not less than eight years.". (b) NAVY AND MARINE CORPS.—Section 6323(a) of such title is amended— (1) by inserting "(1)" after "(a)"; and (2) by adding at the end the following: "(2) The Secretary of Defense may authorize the Secretary of the Navy, during the five-year period beginning on October 1, 1990, to reduce the requirement under paragraph (1) for at least 10 years of active service as a commissioned officer to a period (determined by the Secretary) of not less than eight years.". (c) AIR FORCE.—Section 8911 of such title is amended— (1) by inserting "(a)" at the beginning of the text of the section; and (2) by adding at the end the following: "(b) The Secretary of Defense may authorize the Secretary of the Air Force, during the five-year period beginning on October 1, 1990, to reduce the requirement under subsection (a) for at lesist 10 years of active service as a commissioned officer to a period (determined by the Secretary of the Air Force) of not less than eight years.". 10 USC 591 note. SEC. 524. REPORT ON INITIAL APPOINTMENT OF ALL OFFICERS AS RE- SERVE OFFICERS AND ON THE APPROPRIATE ACTIVE DUTY OBLIGATION OF GRADUATES OF THE SERVICE ACADEMIES (a) REPORT REQUIRED.—The Secretary of Defense shall submit to the Committees on Armed Services of the Senate and House of Representatives a report on— (1) the advantages, disadvantages, and desirability of initially appointing all persons commissioned as officers in the Army, Navy, Air Force, or Marine Corps as Reserve officers, and (2) what the appropriate active duty service obligation should be for graduates of the service academies. (b) DEADLINE FOR REPORT. —(1) The Secretary shall submit the report required by subsection (a), together with such comments and recommendations as the Secretary considers appropriate, not later than 60 days after the date of the enactment of this Act. (2) If the report is not submitted within 60 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, then— (A) all persons initially appointed as commissioned officers in the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps after the 60th day following the date of the enactment of this Act shall be appointed as commissioned officers in a Reserve component of the Armed Forces; and