[USC02] 10 USC 14901: Separation of chaplains for loss of professional qualifications
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10 USC 14901: Separation of chaplains for loss of professional qualifications Text contains those laws in effect on September 21, 2020
From Title 10-ARMED FORCESSubtitle E-Reserve ComponentsPART III-PROMOTION AND RETENTION OF OFFICERS ON THE RESERVE ACTIVE-STATUS LISTCHAPTER 1411-ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS RELATING TO INVOLUNTARY SEPARATION

§14901. Separation of chaplains for loss of professional qualifications

(a) Separation.-Under regulations prescribed by the Secretary of Defense, an officer on the reserve active-status list who is appointed or designated as a chaplain may, if the officer fails to maintain the qualifications needed to perform the professional function of a chaplain, be discharged. The authority under the preceding sentence applies without regard to the provisions of section 12645 of this title.

(b) Effect of Separation.-If an officer separated under this section is eligible for retirement, the officer may be retired. If the officer has completed the years of service required for eligibility for retired pay under chapter 1223 of this title, the officer may be transferred to the Retired Reserve.

(Added Pub. L. 103–337, div. A, title XVI, §1611, Oct. 5, 1994, 108 Stat. 2957 .)

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.