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10 USC CHAPTER 1011 - NATIONAL GUARD BUREAU 01/06/03

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TITLE 10 - ARMED FORCES

Subtitle E - Reserve Components

PART I - ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION

CHAPTER 1011 - NATIONAL GUARD BUREAU

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CHAPTER 1011 - NATIONAL GUARD BUREAU

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Sec.

10501. National Guard Bureau.

10502. Chief of the National Guard Bureau: appointment; adviser on

National Guard matters; grade.

10503. Functions of National Guard Bureau: charter from Secretaries

of the Army and Air Force.

10504. Chief of National Guard Bureau: annual report.

10505. Vice Chief of the National Guard Bureau.

10506. Other senior National Guard Bureau officers.

10507. National Guard Bureau: assignment of officers of regular or

reserve components.

(10508. Repealed.)

AMENDMENTS

1996 - Pub. L. 104-106, div. A, title XV, Sec. 1501(b)(5),

(7)(B), Feb. 10, 1996, 110 Stat. 496, inserted ''Sec.'' at top of

column of section numbers and struck out item 10508 ''Definition''.

1994 - Pub. L. 103-337, div. A, title XVI, Sec. 1661(c)(1)(B),

Oct. 5, 1994, 108 Stat. 2982, added item 10507.

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10 USC Sec. 10501 01/06/03

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TITLE 10 - ARMED FORCES

Subtitle E - Reserve Components

PART I - ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION

CHAPTER 1011 - NATIONAL GUARD BUREAU

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Sec. 10501. National Guard Bureau

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(a) National Guard Bureau. - There is in the Department of

Defense the National Guard Bureau, which is a joint bureau of the

Department of the Army and the Department of the Air Force.

(b) Purposes. - The National Guard Bureau is the channel of

communications on all matters pertaining to the National Guard, the

Army National Guard of the United States, and the Air National

Guard of the United States between (1) the Department of the Army

and Department of the Air Force, and (2) the several States.

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(Added Pub. L. 103-337, div. A, title IX, Sec. 904(a), Oct. 5,

1994, 108 Stat. 2824.)

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PRIOR PROVISIONS

Provisions similar to those in this section were contained in

section 3040(a) of this title, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 103-337,

Sec. 904(b)(1).

EFFECTIVE DATE

Section 904(d) of Pub. L. 103-337, as amended by Pub. L. 104-106,

div. A, title XV, Sec. 1504(a)(6), Feb. 10, 1996, 110 Stat. 513,

provided that: ''The provisions of chapter 1011 of title 10, United

States Code, as added by subsection (a), shall become effective,

and the repeal made by subsection (b) (repealing section 3040 of

this title) and the amendment made by subsection (c) (amending

section 108 of Title 32, National Guard) shall take effect, at the

end of the 90-day period beginning on the date of the enactment of

this Act (Oct. 5, 1994).''

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10 USC Sec. 10502 01/06/03

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TITLE 10 - ARMED FORCES

Subtitle E - Reserve Components

PART I - ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION

CHAPTER 1011 - NATIONAL GUARD BUREAU

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Sec. 10502. Chief of the National Guard Bureau: appointment;

adviser on National Guard matters; grade

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(a) Appointment. - There is a Chief of the National Guard Bureau,

who is responsible for the organization and operations of the

National Guard Bureau. The Chief of the National Guard Bureau is

appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of

the Senate. Such appointment shall be made from officers of the

Army National Guard of the United States or the Air National Guard

of the United States who -

(1) are recommended for such appointment by their respective

Governors or, in the case of the District of Columbia, the

commanding general of the District of Columbia National Guard;

(2) have had at least 10 years of federally recognized

commissioned service in an active status in the National Guard;

and

(3) are in a grade above the grade of brigadier general.

(b) Term of Office. - An officer appointed as Chief of the

National Guard Bureau serves at the pleasure of the President for a

term of four years. An officer may not hold that office after

becoming 64 years of age. An officer may be reappointed as Chief

of the National Guard Bureau. While holding that office, the Chief

of the National Guard Bureau may not be removed from the reserve

active-status list, or from an active status, under any provision

of law that otherwise would require such removal due to completion

of a specified number of years of service or a specified number of

years of service in grade.

(c) Adviser on National Guard Matters. - The Chief of the

National Guard Bureau is the principal adviser to the Secretary of

the Army and the Chief of Staff of the Army, and to the Secretary

of the Air Force and the Chief of Staff of the Air Force, on

matters relating to the National Guard, the Army National Guard of

the United States, and the Air National Guard of the United States.

(d) Grade. - The Chief of the National Guard Bureau shall be

appointed to serve in the grade of lieutenant general.

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(Added Pub. L. 103-337, div. A, title IX, Sec. 904(a), Oct. 5,

1994, 108 Stat. 2824.)

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PRIOR PROVISIONS

Provisions similar to those in this section were contained in

section 3040(a)-(c) of this title, prior to repeal by Pub. L.

103-337, Sec. 904(b)(1).

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SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This section is referred to in section 641 of this title; title

37 section 204.

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10 USC Sec. 10503 01/06/03

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TITLE 10 - ARMED FORCES

Subtitle E - Reserve Components

PART I - ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION

CHAPTER 1011 - NATIONAL GUARD BUREAU

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Sec. 10503. Functions of National Guard Bureau: charter from

Secretaries of the Army and Air Force

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The Secretary of the Army and the Secretary of the Air Force

shall jointly develop and prescribe a charter for the National

Guard Bureau. The charter shall cover the following matters:

(1) Allocating unit structure, strength authorizations, and

other resources to the Army National Guard of the United States

and the Air National Guard of the United States.

(2) Prescribing the training discipline and training

requirements for the Army National Guard and the Air National

Guard and the allocation of Federal funds for the training of the

Army National Guard and the Air National Guard.

(3) Ensuring that units and members of the Army National Guard

and the Air National Guard are trained by the States in

accordance with approved programs and policies of, and guidance

from, the Chief, the Secretary of the Army, and the Secretary of

the Air Force.

(4) Monitoring and assisting the States in the organization,

maintenance, and operation of National Guard units so as to

provide well-trained and well-equipped units capable of

augmenting the active forces in time of war or national

emergency.

(5) Planning and administering the budget for the Army National

Guard of the United States and the Air National Guard of the

United States.

(6) Supervising the acquisition and supply of, and

accountability of the States for, Federal property issued to the

National Guard through the property and fiscal officers

designated, detailed, or appointed under section 708 of title 32.

(7) Granting and withdrawing, in accordance with applicable

laws and regulations, Federal recognition of (A) National Guard

units, and (B) officers of the National Guard.

(8) Establishing policies and programs for the employment and

use of National Guard technicians under section 709 of title 32.

(9) Supervising and administering the Active Guard and Reserve

program as it pertains to the National Guard.

(10) Issuing directives, regulations, and publications

consistent with approved policies of the Army and Air Force, as

appropriate.

(11) Facilitating and supporting the training of members and

units of the National Guard to meet State requirements.

(12) Such other functions as the Secretaries may prescribe.

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(Added Pub. L. 103-337, div. A, title IX, Sec. 904(a), Oct. 5,

1994, 108 Stat. 2825.)

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ANNUAL PREPARATION OF FUTURE YEARS DEFENSE PLAN

Pub. L. 104-196, Sec. 123, Sept. 16, 1996, 110 Stat. 2392,

provided that: ''The National Guard Bureau shall annually prepare a

future years defense plan based on the requirement and priorities

of the National Guard: Provided, That this plan shall be presented

to the committees of Congress concurrent with the President's

budget submission for each fiscal year.''

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10 USC Sec. 10504 01/06/03

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TITLE 10 - ARMED FORCES

Subtitle E - Reserve Components

PART I - ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION

CHAPTER 1011 - NATIONAL GUARD BUREAU

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Sec. 10504. Chief of National Guard Bureau: annual report

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(a) Annual Report. - The Chief of the National Guard Bureau shall

submit to the Secretary of Defense, through the Secretaries of the

Army and the Air Force, an annual report on the state of the

National Guard and the ability of the National Guard to meet its

missions. The report shall be prepared in conjunction with the

Secretary of the Army and the Secretary of the Air Force and may be

submitted in classified and unclassified versions.

(b) Submission of Report to Congress. - The Secretary of Defense

shall transmit the annual report of the Chief of the National Guard

Bureau to Congress, together with such comments on the report as

the Secretary considers appropriate. The report shall be

transmitted at the same time each year that the annual report of

the Secretary under section 113(c) of this title is submitted to

Congress.

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(Added Pub. L. 103-337, div. A, title IX, Sec. 904(a), Oct. 5,

1994, 108 Stat. 2825.)

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TITLE 10 - ARMED FORCES

Subtitle E - Reserve Components

PART I - ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION

CHAPTER 1011 - NATIONAL GUARD BUREAU

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Sec. 10505. Vice Chief of the National Guard Bureau

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(a) Appointment. - (1) There is a Vice Chief of the National

Guard Bureau, selected by the Secretary of Defense from officers of

the Army National Guard of the United States or the Air National

Guard of the United States who -

(A) are recommended for such appointment by their respective

Governors or, in the case of the District of Columbia, the

commanding general of the District of Columbia National Guard;

(B) have had at least 10 years of federally recognized

commissioned service in an active status in the National Guard;

and

(C) are in a grade above the grade of colonel.

(2) The Chief and Vice Chief of the National Guard Bureau may not

both be members of the Army or of the Air Force.

(3)(A) Except as provided in subparagraph (B), an officer

appointed as Vice Chief of the National Guard Bureau serves for a

term of four years, but may be removed from office at any time for

cause.

(B) The term of the Vice Chief of the National Guard Bureau shall

end upon the appointment of a Chief of the National Guard Bureau

who is a member of the same armed force as the Vice Chief.

(4) The Secretary of Defense may waive the restrictions in

paragraph (2) and the provisions of paragraph (3)(B) for a limited

period of time to provide for the orderly transition of officers

appointed to serve in the positions of Chief and Vice Chief of the

National Guard Bureau.

(b) Duties. - The Vice Chief of the National Guard Bureau

performs such duties as may be prescribed by the Chief of the

National Guard Bureau.

(c) Grade. - The Vice Chief of the National Guard Bureau shall be

appointed to serve in the grade of major general.

(d) Functions as Acting Chief. - When there is a vacancy in the

office of the Chief of the National Guard Bureau or in the absence

or disability of the Chief, the Vice Chief of the National Guard

Bureau acts as Chief and performs the duties of the Chief until a

successor is appointed or the absence or disability ceases.

(e) Succession After Chief and Vice Chief. - When there is a

vacancy in the offices of both Chief and Vice Chief of the National

Guard Bureau or in the absence or disability of both the Chief and

Vice Chief of the National Guard Bureau, or when there is a vacancy

in one such office and in the absence or disability of the officer

holding the other, the senior officer of the Army National Guard of

the United States or the Air National Guard of the United States on

duty with the National Guard Bureau shall perform the duties of the

Chief until a successor to the Chief or Vice Chief is appointed or

the absence or disability of the Chief or Vice Chief ceases, as the

case may be.

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(Added Pub. L. 103-337, div. A, title IX, Sec. 904(a), Oct. 5,

1994, 108 Stat. 2826.)

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PRIOR PROVISIONS

Provisions similar to those in subsecs. (d) and (e) of this

section were contained in section 3040(d) of this title, prior to

repeal by Pub. L. 103-337, Sec. 904(b)(1).

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SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This section is referred to in section 641 of this title.

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TITLE 10 - ARMED FORCES

Subtitle E - Reserve Components

PART I - ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION

CHAPTER 1011 - NATIONAL GUARD BUREAU

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Sec. 10506. Other senior National Guard Bureau officers

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(a) Additional General Officers. - (1) In addition to the Chief

and Vice Chief of the National Guard Bureau, there shall be

assigned to the National Guard Bureau -

(A) two general officers selected by the Secretary of the Army

from officers of the Army National Guard of the United States who

have been nominated by their respective Governors or, in the case

of the District of Columbia, the commanding general of the

District of Columbia National Guard, the senior of whom shall be

appointed in accordance with paragraph (3), shall hold the grade

of lieutenant general while so serving, and shall serve as

Director, Army National Guard, with the other serving as Deputy

Director, Army National Guard; and

(B) two general officers selected by the Secretary of the Air

Force from officers of the Air National Guard of the United

States who have been nominated by their respective Governors or,

in the case of the District of Columbia, the commanding general

of the District of Columbia National Guard, the senior of whom

shall be appointed in accordance with paragraph (3), shall hold

the grade of lieutenant general while so serving, and shall serve

as Director, Air National Guard, with the other serving as Deputy

Director, Air National Guard.

(2) The officers so selected shall assist the Chief of the

National Guard Bureau in carrying out the functions of the National

Guard Bureau as they relate to their respective branches.

(3)(A) The President, by and with the advice and consent of the

Senate, shall appoint the Director, Army National Guard, from

general officers of the Army National Guard of the United States

and shall appoint the Director, Air National Guard, from general

officers of the Air National Guard of the United States.

(B) The Secretary of Defense may not recommend an officer to the

President for appointment as Director, Army National Guard, or as

Director, Air National Guard, unless the officer -

(i) is recommended by the Secretary of the military department

concerned; and

(ii) is determined by the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of

Staff, in accordance with criteria and as a result of a process

established by the Chairman, to have significant joint duty

experience.

(C) An officer on active duty for service as the Director, Army

National Guard, or the Director, Air National Guard, shall be

counted for purposes of the grade limitations under sections 525

and 526 of this title.

(D) Until December 31, 2004, the Secretary of Defense may waive

clause (ii) of subparagraph (B) with respect to the appointment of

an officer as Director, Army National Guard, or as Director, Air

National Guard, if the Secretary of the military department

concerned requests the waiver and, in the judgment of the Secretary

of Defense -

(i) the officer is qualified for service in the position; and

(ii) the waiver is necessary for the good of the service.

Any such waiver shall be made on a case-by-case basis.

(E) The Director, Army National Guard, and the Director, Air

National Guard, are appointed for a period of four years, but may

be removed for cause at any time. An officer serving as either

Director may be reappointed for one additional four-year period.

(b) Other Officers. - There are in the National Guard Bureau a

legal counsel, a comptroller, and an inspector general, each of

whom shall be appointed by the Chief of the National Guard Bureau.

They shall perform such duties as the Chief may prescribe.

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(Added Pub. L. 103-337, div. A, title IX, Sec. 904(a), Oct. 5,

1994, 108 Stat. 2827; amended Pub. L. 106-65, div. A, title V,

Sec. 554(f), Oct. 5, 1999, 113 Stat. 617; Pub. L. 106-398, Sec. 1

((div. A), title V, Sec. 507(e)), Oct. 30, 2000, 114 Stat. 1654,

1654A-105; Pub. L. 107-314, div. A, title V, Sec. 501(a), Dec. 2,

2002, 116 Stat. 2529.)

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AMENDMENTS

2002 - Subsec. (a)(3)(D). Pub. L. 107-314 substituted ''December

31, 2004'' for ''October 1, 2003''.

2000 - Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 106-398, Sec. 1 ((div. A), title

V, Sec. 507(e)(1)), substituted ''shall be appointed in accordance

with paragraph (3), shall hold the grade of lieutenant general

while so serving, and shall'' for ''while so serving shall hold the

grade of major general or, if appointed to that position in

accordance with section 12505(a)(2) of this title, the grade of

lieutenant general, and'' in subpars. (A) and (B).

Subsec. (a)(3). Pub. L. 106-398, Sec. 1 ((div. A), title V, Sec.

507(e)(2)), added par. (3).

1999 - Subsec. (a)(1)(A), (B). Pub. L. 106-65 inserted ''or, if

appointed to that position in accordance with section 12505(a)(2)

of this title, the grade of lieutenant general,'' after ''major

general''.

EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1999 AMENDMENT; APPLICABILITY TO INCUMBENTS

Amendment by Pub. L. 106-65 effective 60 days after Oct. 5, 1999,

with special provision for an officer who is a covered position

incumbent who is appointed under that amendment to the grade of

lieutenant general or vice admiral, see section 554(g), (h) of Pub.

L. 106-65, set out as a note under section 3038 of this title.

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SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This section is referred to in section 641 of this title.

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10 USC Sec. 10507 01/06/03

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TITLE 10 - ARMED FORCES

Subtitle E - Reserve Components

PART I - ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION

CHAPTER 1011 - NATIONAL GUARD BUREAU

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Sec. 10507. National Guard Bureau: assignment of officers of

regular or reserve components

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Except as provided in section 12402(b) of this title, the

President may assign to duty in the National Guard Bureau as many

regular or reserve officers of the Army or Air Force as he

considers necessary.

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(Added Pub. L. 103-337, div. A, title XVI, Sec. 1661(c)(1)(A),

Oct. 5, 1994, 108 Stat. 2982; amended Pub. L. 104-106, div. A,

title XV, Sec. 1501(b)(6), Feb. 10, 1996, 110 Stat. 496.)

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PRIOR PROVISIONS

Provisions similar to those in this section were contained in

sections 3541 and 8541 of this title, prior to repeal by Pub. L.

103-337, Sec. 1661(c)(2).

AMENDMENTS

1996 - Pub. L. 104-106 substituted ''12402(b)'' for ''124402(b)''

and ''Air Force'' for ''Air Forces''.

EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1996 AMENDMENT

Amendment by Pub. L. 104-106 effective as if included in the

Reserve Officer Personnel Management Act, title XVI of Pub. L.

103-337, as enacted on Oct. 5, 1994, see section 1501(f)(3) of Pub.

L. 104-106, set out as a note under section 113 of this title.

EFFECTIVE DATE

Section effective Dec. 1, 1994, except as otherwise provided, see

section 1691 of Pub. L. 103-337, set out as a note under section

10001 of this title.

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SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This section is referred to in section 641 of this title.

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10 USC Sec. 10508 01/06/03

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TITLE 10 - ARMED FORCES

Subtitle E - Reserve Components

PART I - ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION

CHAPTER 1011 - NATIONAL GUARD BUREAU

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(Sec. 10508. Repealed. Pub. L. 104-106, div. A, title XV, Sec.

1501(b)(7)(A), Feb. 10, 1996, 110 Stat. 496)

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Section, added Pub. L. 103-337, div. A, title IX, Sec. 904(a),

Oct. 5, 1994, 108 Stat. 2827, defined ''State'' for purposes of

this chapter.

EFFECTIVE DATE OF REPEAL

Repeal effective as if included in the Reserve Officer Personnel

Management Act, title XVI of Pub. L. 103-337, as enacted on Oct. 5,

1994, see section 1501(f)(3) of Pub. L. 104-106, set out as an

Effective Date of 1996 Amendment note under section 113 of this

title.

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