PUBLIC LAW 86-559-JUNE 30, 1960
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assigned to units at any time. If not sooner promoted, he shall be promoted, effective as of the date on which he completes the service prescribed in columns 2 and 3 of the table in subsection (a), without regard to vacancies. Each officer of the Army National Guard of the United States who is recommended by a selection board for promotion under this section, and who, before the date on which he would be promoted under this section, is appointed to the next higher grade to fill a vacancy in the Army National Guard and is federally recognized in that grade, shall be promoted to that reserve grade effective as of the date on which he is so recognized. If he is not so appointed to the next higher grade in the Arrm^ National Guard and federally recognized in that grade, he shall, effective as of the date of his promotion under this section, have his Federal recognition terminated and be transferred to the Army Reserve. Each officer of an Army Reserve unit organized to serve as a unit who is promoted under this section shall, effective as of the date of that promotion, be transferred from his unit unless, upon his promotion, he fills a vacancy in that unit."; (F) by amending the last sentence of subsection (e), as redesignated, to read as follows: "If the method prescribed in clause (2) is used in considering officers for promotion to the grade of captain, major, or lieutenant colonel, the number recommended by the selection board must be at least 80 percent of those listed for consideration for the first time."; and (G) by amending subsection (g), as redesignated, to read as follows: "(g) This section does not apply to the promotion to a grade above major of reserve officers of the Army Nurse Corps, Army Medical Specialist Corps, or the Women's Army Corps." (14) Section 3367 is amended— (A) by amending the catchline to read as follows: "§3367. Commissioned officers: promotion of first lieutenants, captains, and majors to fill vacancies"; (B) by amending subsections (a) and (b) to read as follows: " (a) Whenever the Secretary of the Army determines that, within the distribution of officers not assigned to units, there are existing or anticipated vacancies in the reserve ^rade of captain, major, or lieutenant colonel, he may convene a selection board to consider and recommend, for promotion to those grades, officers of the Army Reserve who are in an active status and who are not assigned to units organized to serve as units, reserve officers who are on active duty (other than for training), officers of any Army Reserve unit organized to serve as a unit, and officers of the Army National Guard of the United States. The Secretary shall prescribe for each zone of consideration list established under section 3364 of this title the minimum service, computed under section 3360(b) of this title, that an officer of the appropriate branch must have to be placed on that list. He shall require that each officer who has the prescribed service completed under that section, who is in an active status, and who is not assigned to a unit organized to serve as a unit, be placed on that list. Officers of any Army Reserve unit organized to serve as a unit, and officers of the Army National Guard of the United States, who have the prescribed service computed under that section, shall also be placed on that list. The Secretary shall prescribe the number to be recommended for promotion from each list. "(b) Subject to section 3380 of this title, an officer recommended for promotion under this section may be promoted whenever there is a vacancy, but it is not mandatory that the authorized number be maintained in any grade. Each officer of the Army National Guard