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PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 393-AUG. 4, 1949 Ante, pp. 529, 530, 534. engaged in authorized travel to or from such duty, shall receive the same pay, allowances, and benefits as provided for personnel of the Naval Reserve of corresponding grade, rating, and length of service. In determining length of service for the purpose of this section, there shall be included all service for which credit is given by law to members of the regular Coast Guard. (b) The provisions of Chapter 13 of this title, except for sections 461, 462 and485 (c), shall apply to members of the Reserve under the same conditions and limitations as are applicable to officers and enlisted men of the Regular Coast Guard. (c) Members of the Reserve who suffer sickness, disease, disability, or death shall be entitled to the same benefits as prescribed by law for members of the Naval Reserve who suffer sickness, disease, disability, or death under similar conditions. (d) Members of the Reserve, when on active duty, shall be entitled to the benefits of section 253 (a) of Title 42, and, except for training duty, to the benefits of section 253 (b) of Title 42. (e) Members of the Coast Guard Reserve shall be entitled to the same retirement benefits as prescribed by law for personnel of the Naval Reserve, and wherever any such law confers authority upon the Secretary of the Navy, similar authority shall be deemed given to the Secretary of the Treasury to be exercised with respect to the Coast Guard when the Coast Guard is operating under the Treasury Department. § 756. Temporary membership; eligibility; compensation The Commandant may enroll as temporary members of the Reserve, for duty under such conditions as he prescribes, including but not limited to part-time and intermittent active duty with or without pay, and without regard to age, citizens of the United States, its territories and possessions who are members of the Auxiliary, officers and mem- bers of the crew of any motorboat or yacht placed at the disposal of the Coast Guard, or persons (including Government employees without pay other than compensation of their civilian positions) who by reason of their special training and experience are deemed by the Commandant to be qualified for such duty. The Commandant is authorized to define the powers and duties of temporary members of the Reserve, and to confer upon them, appropriate to their qualifications and experi- ence, the same grades and ratings as are provided for the personnel of the Reserve. When performing active duty with pay, as authorized by this section, temporary members of the Reserve shall be entitled to receive the pay and allowances of their respective ranks, grades, or ratings, authorized for members of the Reserve. § 757. Exemption from military training and draft Members of the Reserve, other than temporary members, shall be exempt from registration and liability for military training and serv- ice under any other law, and no member of the Reserve, other than a temporary member, shall be a member of any other naval or military organization. Temporary members of the Reserve who are members of any other naval or military reserve, if ordered to active duty therein, shall be forthwith released from all active duty with the Coast Guard, and their status as temporary members of the Reserve terminated. § 758. Discipline All members of the Reserve when engaged on active duty or in authorized travel to or from such duty, or while wearing a uniform prescribed for the Reserve, shall be subject to the laws, regulations, 552 [63 STAT.