Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 110 Part 3.djvu/780

This page needs to be proofread.


110 STAT. 2510 PUBLIC LAW 104-201—SEPT. 23, 1996 Sec. 544. Amendments to Reserve Officer Personnel Management Act provisions. Sec. 545. Report on number of advisers in active component support of Reserves pilot program. Sec. 546. Sense of Congress and report regarding reemployment rights for mobilized Reservists employed in foreign countries. Sec. 547. Payment of premiums under Mobilization Income Insurance Program. Subtitle F—Officer Education Programs Sec. 551. Oversight and management of Senior Reserve Officers' Training Corps program. Sec. 552. Prohibition on reorganization of Army ROTC cadet command or termination of senior ROTC units pending report on ROTC. Sec. 553. Pilot program to test expansion of ROTC program to include graduate students. Sec. 554. Demonstration project for instruction and support of Army ROTC units by members of the Army Reserve and National Guard. Sec. 555. Extension of maximum age for appointment as a cadet or midshipman in the Senior Reserve Officers' Training Corps and the service academies. Sec. 556. Expansion of eligibility for education oenefits to include certain Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) participants. Sec. 557. Comptroller General report on cost and policy implications of permitting up to five percent of service academy graduates to be assigned directly to Reserve duty upon graduation. Subtitle G—Decorations and Awards Sec. 561. Authority for award of Medal of Honor to certain African American soldiers who served during World War II. Sec. 562. Waiver of time limitations for award of certain decorations to specified persons. Sec. 563. Replacement of certain American Theater Campaign Ribbons. Subtitle H—Other Matters Sec. 571. Hate crimes in the military. Sec. 572. Disability coverage for members granted excess leave for educational or emergency purposes. Sec. 573. Clarification of authority of a reserve judge advocate to act as a military notary public when not in a duty status. Sec. 574. Panel on jurisdiction of courts-martial for the National Guard when not in Federal service. Sec. 575. Authority to expand law enforcement placement program to include firefighters. Sec. 576. Improvements to program to assist separated military and civilian personnel to obtain employment as teachers or teachers' aides. Sec. 577. Retirement at grade to which selected for promotion when a physical disability is found at any physical examination. Sec. 578. Revisions to missing persons authorities. Subtitle I—Commissioned Corps of the Public Health Service Sec. 581. Applicability to Public Health Service of prohibition on crediting cadet or midshipmen service at the service academies. Sec. 582. Exception to strength limitations for Public Health Service officers assigned to the Department of Defense. Sec. 583. Authority to provide legal assistance to Public Health Service officers. Subtitle A—Officer Personnel Policy SEC. 501. GRADE OF CfflEF OF NAVAL RESEARCH. (a) REAR ADMIRAL (UPPER HALF).— Section 5022(a) of title 10, United States Code, is amended— (1) by inserting "(1)" after "(a)"; and (2) by adding at the end the following: "(2) Unless appointed to higher grade under another provision of law, an officer, while serving in the Office of Naval Research as Chief of Naval Research, has the rank of rear admiral (upper half).". 10 USC 5022 (b) EFFECTIVE DATE.—Paragraph (2) of section 5022(a) of title note. 10, United States Code, as added by subsection (a), shall take