2015 US Code
Title 33 - Navigation and Navigable Waters (Sections 1 - 4009)
Chapter 43 - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Commissioned Officer Corps (Sections 3001 - 3076)
Subchapter II - Appointment and Promotion of Officers (Sections 3021 - 3033)
Sec. 3023 - Promotion of ensigns to grade of lieutenant (junior grade)

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Publication TitleUnited States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 3, Title 33 - NAVIGATION AND NAVIGABLE WATERS
CategoryBills and Statutes
CollectionUnited States Code
SuDoc Class NumberY 1.2/5:
Contained WithinTitle 33 - NAVIGATION AND NAVIGABLE WATERS
CHAPTER 43 - NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION COMMISSIONED OFFICER CORPS
SUBCHAPTER II - APPOINTMENT AND PROMOTION OF OFFICERS
Sec. 3023 - Promotion of ensigns to grade of lieutenant (junior grade)
Containssection 3023
Date2015
Laws In Effect As Of DateJanuary 3, 2016
Positive LawNo
Dispositionstandard
Source CreditPub. L. 107-372, title II, §223, Dec. 19, 2002, 116 Stat. 3085.
Statutes at Large Reference116 Stat. 3085
Public and Private LawPublic Law 107-372

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33 U.S.C. § 3023 (2015)

§3023. Promotion of ensigns to grade of lieutenant (junior grade)

(a) In general

An officer in the permanent grade of ensign shall be promoted to and appointed in the grade of lieutenant (junior grade) upon completion of three years of service. The authorized number of officers in the grade of lieutenant (junior grade) shall be temporarily increased as necessary to authorize such appointment.

(b) Separation of ensigns found not fully qualified

If an officer in the permanent grade of ensign is at any time found not fully qualified, the officer's commission shall be revoked and the officer shall be separated from the commissioned service.

(Pub. L. 107–372, title II, §223, Dec. 19, 2002, 116 Stat. 3085.)

PRIOR PROVISIONS

Provisions similar to those in this section were contained in section 853e of this title prior to repeal by Pub. L. 107–372.

DELEGATION OF FUNCTIONS

Functions of President under subsec. (b) of this section delegated to Secretary of Commerce by section 1(a) of Ex. Ord. No. 11023, May 28, 1962, 27 F.R. 5131, as amended, set out as a note under section 301 of Title 3, The President.

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