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AMENDMENTS

TO UNIVEKSAL MILITAKY AND SERVICE ACT

TRAINING

SEC. 22. (a) Section 4(b) of the Universal Military Training and Service Act, as amended (50 App. U.S.C. 454 (b)), is ame ided by adding the following sentence at the end thereof: "The Secretaries of the Army, Navy, and Air Force, with the approval of the Secretary of Defense (and the Secretary of the Treasury with iaspect to the United States Coast Guard), may provide, by regulations which shall be as nearly uniform as practicable, for the release from training and service in the armed forces prior to serving the periods required by this subsection of individuals who volunteered for and aie accepted into organized units of the Army National Guard and Air National Guard and other reserve ccmponsnts." (b) Section 4(d)(3) of the Universal Military T r a i n i r ^ and Service Act, as amended (60 App. U.S.C. 454 (d)(3)), is amended to read as follows: "(3) Each person who is inducted into the National Security Training Corps shall serve in the armed forces or the National Security Training Corps for a total of eight y ears, unless he is sooner discharged because of personal hardship under regulations prescribed by the Secretary of Defense. Each person covered by this subsection who is not a Reserve, and who is qualified, shall, upon his release from training, be transferred to a reserve component of ar* armed force to complete the service required by this subsection." (c) Section 4(f) of the Universal Military Training a r d Service Act (50 App. U.S.C. 454 (f)) is amended to read as follows: "(f) Notwithstanding any other provision of Jaw, any person who is inducted into the armed forces under this Act and who. before being inducted, was receiving compensation from any person may, while serving under that induction, receive compensation from that person." (d) Section 8 of the Universal Milit?.ry Training and Service Act (50 App. U.S.C. 458) is amended to read as follows: "SEC. 8. No bounty may be paid to induce any person to be inducted into an armed force. A clothing allowance authorized by law is not a bounty for the purposes of this section. No person liable for training and service under this Act may furnish a substitute for that training or service. No person may be enlisted, inducted, or appointed in an armed force as a substitute for another. No person liable for training and service under section 4 may escape that training and service or be discharged before the end of his period of training and service by paying money or any other vaJuable thing as consideration for his release from that training and service or liability therefor." AMENDMENT TO A R M E D FOR C E S L E A V E ACT O F 1946 SEC. 23. Section 3(a) of the Armed Forces Leave Act of 1946 (37 U.S.C. 31a (a)) is amended by adding the following sentence at the end thereof: "Full-time training, or other full-time duty for a period of more than 29 days, performed by a member of the Army National Guard of the United States or the Air National Guard of the United States in his status as a member of the National Guard under sections 316 and 502-505 of title 32, United States Code, and for which he is entitled to pay, shall be considered active service for the purpose of this subsection."