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S. 1813: Military Retirement Credit for Distance Learning Act

The text of the bill below is as of Sep 14, 2017 (Introduced).

II

115th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 1813

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

September 14, 2017

introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services

A BILL

To amend title 10, United States Code, to provide credit toward computation of years of service for nonregular service retired pay for completion of remotely delivered military education or training.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Military Retirement Credit for Distance Learning Act.

2.

Credit toward computation of years of service for nonregular service retired pay upon completion of remotely delivered military education or training

(a)

In general

Section 12732(a)(2) of title 10, United States Code, is amended—

(1)

by inserting after subparagraph (E) the following new subparagraph:

(F)

Such points (but not more than 10 points) as the Secretary concerned determines to be appropriate for successful completion of a course of instruction using electronically delivered methodologies to accomplish military education or training, unless the education or training is performed while in a status for which credit is provided under another subparagraph of this paragraph.

; and

(2)

by striking and (E) in the last sentence and inserting (E), and (F).

(b)

Maximum number of points per service year

Section 12733(3) of such title is amended by striking or (D) and inserting (D), or (F).