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 III - Separation and Retirement of Officers (Sections 3041 - 3049)
Sec. 3043 - Mandatory retirement for age

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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 III - SEPARATION AND RETIREMENT OF OFFICERS
Sec. 3043 - Mandatory retirement for age
Containssection 3043
Date2015
Laws In Effect As Of DateJanuary 3, 2016
Positive LawNo
Dispositionstandard
Source CreditPub. L. 107-372, title II, §243, Dec. 19, 2002, 116 Stat. 3089.
Statutes at Large Reference116 Stat. 3089
Public and Private LawPublic Law 107-372

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33 U.S.C. § 3043 (2015)

§3043. Mandatory retirement for age

(a) Officers below grade of rear admiral (lower half)

Unless retired or separated earlier, each officer on the lineal list of the commissioned corps who is serving in a grade below the grade of rear admiral (lower half) shall be retired on the first day of the month following the month in which the officer becomes 62 years of age.

(b) Flag officers

Notwithstanding subsection (a) of this section, the President may defer the retirement of an officer serving in a position that carries a grade above captain for such period as the President considers advisable, but such a deferment may not extend beyond the first day of the month following the month in which the officer becomes 64 years of age.

(Pub. L. 107–372, title II, §243, Dec. 19, 2002, 116 Stat. 3089.)

PRIOR PROVISIONS

Provisions similar to those in this section were contained in section 853k 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(e) 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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