2018 US Code
Title 10 - Armed Forces
Subtitle E - Reserve Components
Part IV - Training for Reserve Components and Educational Assistance Programs
Chapter 1608 - Health Professions Stipend Program
Sec. 16203 - Penalties and limitations

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Citation 10 U.S.C. § 16203 (2018)
Section Name §16203. Penalties and limitations
Section Text

(a) Failure to Complete Program of Training.—(1) A member of the program who, under regulations prescribed by the Secretary of Defense, is dropped from the program for deficiency in training, or for other reasons, shall be required, at the discretion of the Secretary concerned—

(A) to perform one year of active duty for each year (or part thereof) for which such person was provided financial assistance under this section; or

(B) to comply with the repayment provisions of section 303a(e) or 373 of title 37.

(2) The Secretary of a military department, under regulations prescribed by the Secretary of Defense, may relieve a member participating in the program who is dropped from the program from any requirement that may be imposed under paragraph (1), but such relief shall not relieve him from any military obligation imposed by any other law.

(b) Prohibitions of Duplicate Benefits.—Financial assistance may not be provided under this section to a member receiving financial assistance under section 2107 of this title.

Source Credit

(Added Pub. L. 100–180, div. A, title VII, §711(a)(3), Dec. 4, 1987, 101 Stat. 1111, §2130; renumbered §16203 and amended Pub. L. 103–337, div. A, title XVI, §1663(c)(4), Oct. 5, 1994, 108 Stat. 3008; Pub. L. 109–163, div. A, title VI, §687(c)(13), Jan. 6, 2006, 119 Stat. 3335; Pub. L. 115–91, div. A, title VI, §618(a)(1)(O), Dec. 12, 2017, 131 Stat. 1426.)

Editorial Notes AMENDMENTS

2017—Subsec. (a)(1)(B). Pub. L. 115–91 inserted "or 373" before "of title 37".

2006—Subsec. (a)(1)(B). Pub. L. 109–163 amended subpar. (B) generally. Prior to amendment, subpar. (B) read as follows: "to repay the United States an amount equal to the total amount paid to such person under the program."

1994—Pub. L. 103–337, §1663(c)(4), renumbered section 2130 of this title as this section and substituted "Penalties and limitations" for "Penalties, limitations, and other administrative provisions" as section catchline.

Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 103–337, §1663(c)(4)(A), struck out subsec. (c) which related to regulations. See section 16204 of this title.


Amendment by Pub. L. 103–337 effective Dec. 1, 1994, except as otherwise provided, see section 1691 of Pub. L. 103–337, set out as an Effective Date note under section 10001 of this title.


For savings provision relating to payment or repayment of any bonus, incentive pay, special pay, or similar pay obligated to be paid before Apr. 1, 2006, under a provision of this section amended by section 687(c) of Pub. L. 109–163, see section 687(f) of Pub. L. 109–163, set out as a note under section 510 of this title.

Publication Title United States Code, 2018 Edition, Title 10 - ARMED FORCES
Category Bills and Statutes
Collection United States Code
SuDoc Class Number Y 1.2/5:
Contained Within Title 10 - ARMED FORCES
Subtitle E - Reserve Components
Sec. 16203 - Penalties and limitations
Contains section 16203
Date 2018
Laws In Effect As Of Date January 14, 2019
Positive Law Yes
Disposition standard
Statutes at Large References 101 Stat. 1111
108 Stat. 3008
119 Stat. 3335
131 Stat. 1426
Public Law References Public Law 100-180, Public Law 103-337, Public Law 109-163, Public Law 115-91
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