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H.R. 7682 (96th): A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to provide greater flexibility for the Armed Forces in ordering Reserves to active duty, and for other purposes.

The text of the bill below is as of Dec 23, 1980 (Passed Congress).


PUBLIC LAW 96-584—DEC. 23, 1980                                   94 STAT. 3377
Public Law 96-584
96th Congress
                                   An Act
To amend title 10, United States Code, to provide greater flexibility for the Armed   Dec. 23, 1980
        Forces in ordering Reserves to active duty, and for other purposes.            [H.R. 7682]

  Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress assembled, That subsection (e)Armed Forces
of section 672 of title 10, United States Code, is amended to read as Reserves,
                                                                          duty,
                                                                                 active
follows:                                                                  amendment.
   "(e) The period of time allowed between the date when a Reserve
ordered to active duty (other than for training) is alerted for that duty
and the date when the Reserve is required to enter upon that duty
shall be determined by the Secretary concerned based upon military
requirements at that time.".
  SEC. 2. Section 673b(c) of title 10, United States Code, is amended by
striking out "50,000" and inserting in lieu thereof "100,000".
  SEC. 3. (a) Section 6(d)(1) of the Military Selective Service Act (50
U.S.C. App. 456(d)(1)) is amended by striking out "less than three
months or in the fifth sentence.
  (b) The amendment made by subsection (a) shall apply only to 50 u s e app. 456
persons ordered to active duty for training after the effective date of note.
this Act.
   SEC. 4. Section 517 of title 10, United States Code, relating to the
authorized daily average in enlisted members that may be on active
duty in the grades of E-8 and E-9, is amended—
        (1) by inserting "(a)" before "Except";
        (2) by adding the following new sentence: "In computing the
     limitations prescribed in the preceding sentence, there shall be
     excluded enlisted members of an armed force on active duty
     (other than for training) in connection with organizing, adminis-
     tering, recruiting, instructing, or training the reserve component
     of an armed force."; and
        (3) by adding the following new subsection:

94 STAT. 3378 PUBLIC LAW 96-584—DEC. 23, 1980 "(b) The number of enlisted members in pay grades E-8 and E-9 who may be on active duty as of the end of any fiscal year in connection with organizing, administering, recruiting, instructing, or training the reserve components of the armed forces may not exceed the number prescribed for the grade and the armed force in the following table: "Grade Army Navy Air Force E-9. 209 140 71 E-8. 823 302 302". Approved December 28, 1980. LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: HOUSE REPORT No. 96-1215 (Comm. on Armed Services). SENATE REPORT No. 96-1052 (Comm. on Armed Services). CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 126 (1980): Aug. 25, considered and p£issed House. Dec. 4, considered and p£issed Senate, amended. Dec. 5, House concurred in Senate amendments.