US (United States) Code. Title 10. Subtitle C. Part I. Chapter 501: Definitions

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10 USC CHAPTER 501 - DEFINITIONS 01/06/03

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TITLE 10 - ARMED FORCES

Subtitle C - Navy and Marine Corps

PART I - ORGANIZATION

CHAPTER 501 - DEFINITIONS

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CHAPTER 501 - DEFINITIONS

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5001. Definitions.

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10 USC Sec. 5001 01/06/03

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TITLE 10 - ARMED FORCES

Subtitle C - Navy and Marine Corps

PART I - ORGANIZATION

CHAPTER 501 - DEFINITIONS

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Sec. 5001. Definitions

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(a) In this subtitle:

(1) The term ''Navy'' means the United States Navy. It includes

the Regular Navy, the Fleet Reserve, and the Naval Reserve.

(2) The term ''Marine Corps'' means the United States Marine

Corps. It includes the Regular Marine Corps, the Fleet Marine

Corps Reserve, and the Marine Corps Reserve.

(3) The term ''member of the naval service'' means a person

appointed or enlisted in, or inducted or conscripted into, the

Navy or the Marine Corps.

(4) The term ''enlisted member'' means a member of the naval

service serving in an enlisted grade or rating. It excludes,

unless otherwise specified, a member who holds a permanent

enlisted grade and a temporary appointment in a commissioned or

warrant officer grade.

(5) The term ''officer'' means a member of the naval service

serving in a commissioned or warrant officer grade. It includes,

unless otherwise specified, a member who holds a permanent

enlisted grade and a temporary appointment in a commissioned or

warrant officer grade.

(6) The term ''commissioned officer'' means a member of the

naval service serving in a grade above warrant officer, W-1. It

includes, unless otherwise specified, a member who holds a

permanent enlisted grade or the permanent grade of warrant

officer, W-1, and a temporary appointment in a grade above

warrant officer, W-1.

(7) The term ''warrant officer'' means a member of the naval

service serving in a warrant officer grade. It includes, unless

otherwise specified, a member who holds a permanent enlisted

grade and a temporary appointment in a warrant officer grade.

(8) The term ''officer restricted in the performance of duty''

means an officer of the Navy designated for engineering duty,

aeronautical engineering duty, special duty, or limited duty, or

an officer of the Marine Corps designated for limited duty.

(b) For the purposes of this subtitle, a member of the naval

service who holds a temporary appointment in a grade higher than

his permanent grade is considered, unless otherwise specified, to

be serving in the higher grade.

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(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 276; Pub. L. 87-123, Sec. 5(1),

Aug. 3, 1961, 75 Stat. 264; Pub. L. 96-513, title III, Sec. 371,

title V, Sec. 513(2), Dec. 12, 1980, 94 Stat. 2903, 2931; Pub. L.

100-26, Sec. 7(k)(2), Apr. 21, 1987, 101 Stat. 284.)

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AMENDMENTS

1987 - Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 100-26 inserted ''The term'' after

each par. designation and struck out uppercase letter of first word

after first quotation marks in pars. (3) to (8) and substituted

lowercase letter.

1980 - Subsec. (a)(3). Pub. L. 96-513, Sec. 513(2), struck out

'', male or female,'' after ''person''.

Subsec. (a)(9), (10). Pub. L. 96-513, Sec. 371, struck out pars.

(9) and (10) which defined the active lists of the Navy and the

Marine Corps, respectively. See section 101 of this title.

1961 - Subsec. (a)(8). Pub. L. 87-123 struck out provisions which

related to Marine Corps officers designated for supply duty.

EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1980 AMENDMENT

Amendment by section 371 of Pub. L. 96-513 effective Sept. 15,

1981, but the authority to prescribe regulations under the

amendment by Pub. L. 96-513 effective on Dec. 12, 1980, see section

701 of Pub. L. 96-513, set out as a note under section 101 of this

title.

Amendment by section 513(2) of Pub. L. 96-513 effective Dec. 12,

1980, see section 701(b)(3) of Pub. L. 96-513.

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SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This section is referred to in sections 5143, 5144 of this title.

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