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81ST CONG. , 1ST SESS.-CH. 681 -OCT. 12 , 1949 subsections (b), (c), (d), (e), and (f), respectively. Subsection (a) and the subsection herein redesignated as subsection (e) of said sec- tion are amended as follows: "(a) Commissioned officers of the Regular and Reserve Corps shall be entitled to receive such pay and allowances as are now or may hereafter be authorized by law." "(e) Whenever any noncommissioned officer or other employee of the Service is assigned for duty which the Surgeon General finds requires intimate contact with persons afflicted with leprosy, he may be entitled to receive, as provided by regulations of the President, in addition to any pay or compensation to which he may otherwise be entitled, not more than one-half of such pay or compensation." (c) Subsection (g) of section 210 is amended by deleting therefrom the words "incurred in line of duty" wherever they appear. (d) Section 211 is amended by repealing subsection (a) thereof; by redesignating subsections (b), (c), (d), (e), (f), (g), and (h) thereof as subsections (a), (b), (c), (d), (e), (f), and (g), respec- tively; and by changing "subsection (c)" to "subsection (b)" in the subsection hereby redesignated as subsection (a). The subsections hereby redesignated as subsections (b), (c), and (g) of said section are amended to read: "(b) (1) Any commissioned officer of the Regular Corps who at the time of his original appointment was more than forty-five years of age shall upon his retirement for age pursuant to subsection (a) of this section be entitled to retired pay at the rate of 4 per centum of his active pay at the time of such retirement for each twelve months of active commissioned service, including any such service in the Army Navy, or Coast Guard, but in no case more than 75 per centum of such active pay. "(2) The retired pay of an officer, who is retired pursuant to sub- section (a) of this section or pursuant to paragraph (1) of this sub- section and who has served four years or more as Surgeon General, Deputy Surgeon General, or Assistant Surgeon General, shall be based on the pay of the highest grade held by him as such Surgeon General, Deputy Surgeon General, or Assistant Surgeon General. "(c) In time of war, a commissioned officer who has been retired under the provisions of subsection (a) of this section may, in accord- ance with regulations of the President, be recalled to active duty. "(g) A commissioned officer shall be retired or separated from the Service for physical disability depending upon his eligibility for such retirement or separation under other provisions of law and be paid such retirement or such severance pay to which he may be entitled under such other provisions of law." (e) Subsection (d) of section 214 is amended by deleting therefrom the words "longevity pay" and substituting in lieu thereof the words "the computation of basic pay". (f) Subsection (b) of section 215 is amended by deleting therefrom the words "travel, transportation of household goods and effects, and". (g) Section 706 is amended by deleting the words "subsection (c) (1)" and inserting in lieu thereof the words "subsection (b) (1)" and by deleting the words "subsection (b)" and inserting m lieu thereof the words "subsection (a)". PROVISIONS RELATING TO RETIREMENT OF OFFICERS SPECIALLY COMMENDED FOR PERFORMANCE OF DUTY IN COMBAT SEC. 522. (a) Section 412 (a) of the Officer Personnel Act of 1947 is hereby amended by deleting the words "and with three-fourths of the active-duty pay of the grade in which serving at the time of Duty with leprosy patients. 62 Stat. 43. 42 U. S. C., Supp. II, 211 (g). 58 Stat. 688; 62 Stat. 46. 42 U.S. C.. 212; Supp. II, 212 . Officers of Regular Corps over 46 when originally appointed. Recall to active duty. Retirement for physical dsability. 58 Btat. 80O. 42U.8.0.i21(d). 58 Stat. 690. 42U.S.C. 216 (b): 58 Stat. 713; 60 Stat. 1049. 42 U. S. C., Supp. II, 1230. 61 Stat. 874. 34 U. 8. C., Supp. H, i 410n. 835 63 STAT.]