[USC02] 10 USC 14309: Acceptance of promotion; oath of office
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10 USC 14309: Acceptance of promotion; oath of office Text contains those laws in effect on September 28, 2020
From Title 10-ARMED FORCESSubtitle E-Reserve ComponentsPART III-PROMOTION AND RETENTION OF OFFICERS ON THE RESERVE ACTIVE-STATUS LISTCHAPTER 1405-PROMOTIONS

§14309. Acceptance of promotion; oath of office

(a) Acceptance.-An officer who is appointed to a higher grade under this chapter shall be considered to have accepted the appointment on the date on which the appointment is made unless the officer expressly declines the appointment or is granted a delay of promotion under section 14312 of this title.

(b) Oath.-An officer who has served continuously since taking the oath of office prescribed in section 3331 of title 5 is not required to take a new oath upon appointment to a higher grade under this chapter.

(Added Pub. L. 103–337, div. A, title XVI, §1611, Oct. 5, 1994, 108 Stat. 2938 .)

Prior Provisions

Provisions similar to those in this section were contained in sections 3394 and 8394 of this title, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 103–337, §1629(a)(1), (c)(1).

Effective Date

Section effective Oct. 1, 1996, see section 1691(b)(1) of Pub. L. 103–337, set out as a note under section 10001 of this title.