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32 USC CHAPTER 5 - TRAINING 01/06/03

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TITLE 32 - NATIONAL GUARD

CHAPTER 5 - TRAINING

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CHAPTER 5 - TRAINING

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Sec.

501. Training generally.

502. Required drills and field exercises.

503. Participation in field exercises.

504. National Guard schools and small arms competitions.

505. Army and Air Force schools and field exercises.

506. Assignment and detail of members of Regular Army or

Regular Air Force for instruction of National Guard.

507. Instruction in firing; supply of ammunition.

508. Assistance for certain youth and charitable

organizations.

509. National Guard Challenge Program of opportunities for

civilian youth.

AMENDMENTS

1997 - Pub. L. 105-85, div. A, title X, Sec. 1076(b), Nov. 18,

1997, 111 Stat. 1914, added item 509.

1994 - Pub. L. 103-337, div. A, title III, Sec. 385(b), Oct. 5,

1994, 108 Stat. 2742, added item 508.

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32 USC Sec. 501 01/06/03

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TITLE 32 - NATIONAL GUARD

CHAPTER 5 - TRAINING

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Sec. 501. Training generally

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(a) The discipline, including training, of the Army National

Guard shall conform to that of the Army. The discipline, including

training, of the Air National Guard shall conform to that of the

Air Force.

(b) The training of the National Guard shall be conducted by the

several States and Territories, Puerto Rico, and the District of

Columbia in conformity with this title.

-SOURCE-

(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 609; Pub. L. 100-456, div. A,

title XII, Sec. 1234(b)(1), Sept. 29, 1988, 102 Stat. 2059.)

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HISTORICAL AND REVISION NOTES

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501(a) 32:61 (1st 24 words). June 3, 1916, ch. 134,

Sec. 91, 39 Stat. 206.

501(b)

32:61 (less 1st 24 words).

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In subsection (a), the words "that of" are substituted for the

words "the system which is or may be prescribed for". The word

"Army" is substituted for the words "Regular Army", since the Army

is the category for which the discipline and training is prescribed

and the Regular Army is a personnel category for which no

discipline and training is prescribed. Similarly, the words "Air

Force" are used instead of the words "Regular Air Force".

AMENDMENTS

1988 - Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 100-456 struck out "the Canal Zone,"

after "Puerto Rico,".

DEMONSTRATION PROJECT TO INCREASE RESERVE COMPONENT INTERNET ACCESS

AND SERVICES IN RURAL COMMUNITIES

Pub. L. 106-398, Sec. 1 [[div. A], title III, Sec. 390], Oct. 30,

2000, 114 Stat. 1654, 1654A-90, provided that:

"(a) Authorization and Purpose of Project. - The Secretary of the

Army, acting through the Chief of the National Guard Bureau, may

carry out a demonstration project in rural communities that are

unserved or underserved by the telecommunications medium known as

the Internet to provide or increase Internet access and services to

units and members of the National Guard and other reserve

components located in these communities.

"(b) Project Elements. - In carrying out the demonstration

project, the Secretary may -

"(1) establish and operate distance learning classrooms in

communities described in subsection (a), including any support

systems required for such classrooms; and

"(2) provide Internet access and services in such classrooms

through GuardNet, the telecommunications infrastructure of the

National Guard.

"(c) Report. - Not later than February 1, 2005, the Secretary

shall submit to Congress a report on the demonstration project. The

report shall describe the activities conducted under the

demonstration project and include any recommendations for the

improvement or expansion of the demonstration project that the

Secretary considers appropriate."

PILOT PROGRAM TO USE NATIONAL GUARD PERSONNEL IN MEDICALLY

UNDERSERVED COMMUNITIES

Pub. L. 102-484, div. A, title III, Sec. 376, Oct. 23, 1992, 106

Stat. 2385, as amended by Pub. L. 103-160, div. A, title III, Sec.

365, Nov. 30, 1993, 107 Stat. 1629; Pub. L. 103-337, div. A, title

III, Sec. 384, Oct. 5, 1994, 108 Stat. 2741, provided that:

"(a) Pilot Program. - The Chief of the National Guard Bureau

shall enter into an agreement, approved by the Secretary of

Defense, with each of the Governors of one or more States to carry

out a pilot program during fiscal years 1993, 1994, and 1995 to

provide training and professional development opportunities for

members of the National Guard through the provision of health care

to residents of medically underserved communities in those States

with the use of personnel and equipment of the National Guard.

"(b) Funding Assistance. - Amounts made available from Department

of Defense accounts for operation and maintenance and for pay and

allowances to carry out the pilot program shall be apportioned by

the Chief of the National Guard Bureau among those States with

which the Chief has entered into approved agreements. In addition

to such amounts, the Chief of the National Guard Bureau may

authorize any such State, in order to carry out the pilot program

during a fiscal year, to use funds received as part of the

operation and maintenance allotments and the pay and allowances

allotments for the National Guard of the State for that fiscal

year.

"(c) Supplies and Equipment. - (1) Funds made available from

Department of Defense operation and maintenance accounts to carry

out the pilot program may be used for the purchase of supplies and

equipment necessary for the provision of health care under the

pilot program.

"(2) In addition to supplies and equipment provided through the

use of funds under paragraph (1), supplies and equipment described

in such paragraph that are furnished by a State, a Federal agency,

a private agency, or an individual may be used to carry out the

pilot program.

"(d) Maintenance of Effort. - The Chief of the National Guard

Bureau shall ensure that each agreement under subsection (a)

provides that the provision of services under the pilot program

will supplement and increase the level of services that would be

provided with non-Federal funds in the absence of such services,

and will in no event supplant services provided with non-Federal

funds.

"(e) Coordination Among Programs. - In carrying out the pilot

program under subsection (a), the Chief of the National Guard

Bureau shall consult with the Secretary of Health and Human

Services for the purpose of ensuring that the provision of services

under the pilot program are not redundant with the services of

programs of such Secretary.

"(f) Service of Participants. - Service in the pilot program by a

member of the National Guard shall be considered training in the

member's Federal status as a member of the National Guard of a

State under section 270 [see 10147] of title 10, United States

Code, and section 502 of title 32, United States Code.

"(g) Report. - The Secretary of Defense shall, not later than

January 1, 1995, submit to the Congress a report on the

effectiveness of the pilot program and any recommendations with

respect to the pilot program.

"(h) Definitions. - In this section:

"(1) The term 'health care' includes the following services:

"(A) Medical care services.

"(B) Dental care services.

"(C) Transportation, by air ambulance or other means, for

medical reasons.

"(2) The term 'Governor', with respect to the District of

Columbia, means the commanding general of the District of

Columbia National Guard.

"(3) The term 'State' includes the District of Columbia, the

Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, and the Virgin Islands."

NATIONAL GUARD CIVILIAN YOUTH OPPORTUNITIES PILOT PROGRAM

Pub. L. 104-106, div. A, title V, Sec. 573, Feb. 10, 1996, 110

Stat. 355, provided that:

"(a) Termination. - The authority under subsection (a) of section

1091 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1993

(Public Law 102-484; 32 U.S.C. 501 note) to carry out a pilot

program under that section is hereby continued through the end of

the 18-month period beginning on the date of the enactment of this

Act [Feb. 10, 1996] and such authority shall terminate as of the

end of that period.

"(b) Limitation on Number of Programs. - During the period

beginning on the date of the enactment of this Act and ending on

the termination of the pilot program under subsection (a), the

number of programs carried out under subsection (d) of that section

as part of the pilot program may not exceed the number of such

programs as of September 30, 1995."

Pub. L. 102-484, div. A, title X, Sec. 1091, Oct. 23, 1992, 106

Stat. 2519, as amended by Pub. L. 103-82, title I, Sec.

104(e)(1)(A), (C), Sept. 21, 1993, 107 Stat. 846; Pub. L. 103-160,

div. A, title XI, Sec. 1174, Nov. 30, 1993, 107 Stat. 1767; Pub. L.

103-382, title III, Sec. 391(o), Oct. 20, 1994, 108 Stat. 4024;

Pub. L. 105-85, div. A, title X, Sec. 1073(d)(2)(B), Nov. 18, 1997,

111 Stat. 1905, provided that:

"(a) Program Authority. - During fiscal years 1993 through 1995,

the Secretary of Defense, acting through the Chief of the National

Guard Bureau, may conduct a pilot program to be known as the

'National Guard Civilian Youth Opportunities Program'.

"(b) Purpose. - The purpose of the pilot program is to provide a

basis for determining -

"(1) whether the life skills and employment potential of

civilian youth who cease to attend secondary school before

graduating can be significantly improved through military-based

training, including supervised work experience in community

service and conservation projects, provided by the National

Guard; and

"(2) whether it is feasible and cost effective for the National

Guard to provide military-based training to such youth for the

purpose of achieving such improvements.

"(c) Conduct of the Program. - The Secretary of Defense may

provide for the conduct of the pilot program in such States as the

Secretary considers to be appropriate.

"(d) Program Agreements. - (1) To carry out the pilot program in

a State, the Secretary of Defense shall enter into an agreement

with the Governor of the State or, in the case of the District of

Columbia, with the commanding general of the District of Columbia

National Guard.

"(2) Each agreement under the pilot program shall provide for the

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

commanding general to establish, organize, and administer a

National Guard civilian youth opportunities program in the State.

"(3) The agreement may provide for the Secretary to provide funds

to the State for civilian personnel costs attributable to the use

of civilian employees of the National Guard in the conduct of the

National Guard civilian youth opportunities program.

"(e) Persons Eligible to Participate in Program. - (1) A school

dropout from secondary school shall be eligible to participate in a

National Guard civilian youth opportunities program conducted under

the pilot program.

"(2) The Secretary shall prescribe the standards and procedures

for selecting participants for a National Guard civilian youth

opportunities program from among school dropouts eligible to

participate in the program.

"(f) Authorized Benefits for Participants. - (1) To the extent

provided in an agreement entered into in accordance with subsection

(d) and subject to the approval of the Secretary, a person selected

for training in a National Guard civilian youth opportunities

program conducted under the pilot program may receive the following

benefits in connection with that training:

"(A) Allowances for travel expenses, personal expenses, and

other expenses.

"(B) Quarters.

"(C) Subsistence.

"(D) Transportation.

"(E) Equipment.

"(F) Clothing.

"(G) Recreational services and supplies.

"(H) Other services.

"(I) Subject to paragraph (2), a temporary stipend upon the

successful completion of the training, as characterized in

accordance with procedures provided in the agreement.

"(2) In the case of a person selected for training in a National

Guard civilian youth opportunities program conducted under the

pilot program who afterwards becomes a member of the Civilian

Community Corps under subtitle E of title I of the National and

Community Service Act of 1990 [42 U.S.C. 12611 et seq.] (as added

by section 1092(a)), the person may not receive a temporary stipend

under paragraph (1)(I) while the person is a member of that Corps.

The person may receive the temporary stipend after completing

service in the Corps unless the person elects to receive benefits

provided under subsection (f) or (g) of section 158 of such Act [42

U.S.C. 12618(f), (g)].

"(g) Program Personnel. - (1) Personnel of the National Guard of

a State in which a National Guard civilian youth opportunities

program is conducted under the pilot program may serve on full-time

National Guard duty for the purpose of providing command,

administrative, training, or supporting services for that program.

For the performance of those services, any such personnel may be

ordered to duty under section 502(f) of title 32, United States

Code, for not longer than the period of the program.

"(2) For fiscal year 1993, personnel so serving may not be

counted for the purposes of -

"(A) any provision of law limiting the number of personnel that

may be serving on full-time active duty or full-time National

Guard duty for the purpose of organizing, administering,

recruiting, instructing, or training the reserve components; or

"(B) section 524 [now 12011] of title 10, United States Code,

relating to the number of reserve component officers who may be

on active duty or full-time National Guard duty in certain

grades.

"(3) A Governor participating in the pilot program and the

commanding general of the District of Columbia National Guard (if

the District of Columbia National Guard is participating in the

pilot program) may procure by contract the temporary full time

services of such civilian personnel as may be necessary to augment

National Guard personnel in carrying out a National Guard civilian

youth opportunities program under the pilot program.

"(4) Civilian employees of the National Guard performing services

for such a program and contractor personnel performing such

services may be required, when appropriate to achieve a program

objective, to be members of the National Guard and to wear the

military uniform.

"(h) Equipment and Facilities. - (1) Equipment and facilities of

the National Guard, including military property of the United

States issued to the National Guard, may be used in carrying out

the pilot program.

"(2) Activities under the pilot program shall be considered

noncombat activities of the National Guard for purposes of section

710 of title 32, United States Code.

"(i) Status of Participants. - (1) A person receiving training

under the pilot program shall be considered an employee of the

United States for the purposes of the following provisions of law:

"(A) Subchapter I of chapter 81 of title 5, United States Code

(relating to compensation of Federal employees for work

injuries).

"(B) Section 1346(b) and chapter 171 of title 28, United States

Code, and any other provision of law relating to the liability of

the United States for tortious conduct of employees of the United

States.

"(2) In the application of the provisions of law referred to in

paragraph (1)(A) to a person referred to in paragraph (1) -

"(A) the person shall not be considered to be in the

performance of duty while the person is not at the assigned

location of training or other activity or duty authorized in

accordance with a program agreement referred to in subsection

(d), except when the person is traveling to or from that location

or is on pass from that training or other activity or duty;

"(B) the person's monthly rate of pay shall be deemed to be the

minimum rate of pay provided for grade GS-2 of the General

Schedule under section 5332 of title 5, United States Code; and

"(C) the entitlement of a person to receive compensation for a

disability shall begin on the day following the date on which the

person's participation in the pilot program is terminated.

"(3) A person referred to in paragraph (1) may not be considered

an employee of the United States for any purpose other than a

purpose set forth in that paragraph.

"(j) Supplemental Resources. - (1) To carry out a National Guard

civilian youth opportunities program conducted under the pilot

program, the Governor of a State or, in the case of the District of

Columbia, the commanding general of the District of Columbia

National Guard may supplement any funding made available pursuant

to subsection (m) out of other resources (including gifts)

available to the Governor or the commanding general.

"(2) The provision of funds authorized to be appropriated for the

pilot program shall not preclude a Governor participating in the

pilot program, or the commanding general of the District of

Columbia National Guard (if the District of Columbia National Guard

is participating in the pilot program), from accepting, using, and

disposing of gifts or donations of money, other property, or

services for the pilot program.

"(k) Report. - (1) Within 90 days after the end of the one-year

period beginning on the first day of the pilot program, the

Secretary shall submit to the congressional defense committees a

report on the design, conduct, and effectiveness of the pilot

program during that one-year period. The report shall include an

assessment of the matters set forth in paragraphs (1) and (2) of

subsection (b).

"(2) In preparing the report required by paragraph (1), the

Secretary shall coordinate with the Governor of each State in which

a National Guard civilian youth opportunities program is carried

out under the pilot program and, if such a program is carried out

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

District of Columbia National Guard.

"(l) Definitions. - In this section:

"(1) The term 'pilot program' means the National Guard Civilian

Youth Opportunities Program authorized to be conducted under

subsection (a).

"(2) The term 'State' includes the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico,

the territories (as defined in section 101(1) of title 32, United

States Code), and the District of Columbia.

"(3) The term 'school dropout' has the meaning established for

the term by the Secretary of Education pursuant to section

6201(a) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (as

such section was in effect on October 19, 1994) (20 U.S.C.

3271(a)).

"(4) The term 'full-time National Guard duty' has the meaning

given that term in section 101 of title 32, United States Code.

"(m) Funding. - Of the amounts appropriated for the Department of

Defense for operation and maintenance in fiscal year 1993 pursuant

to the authorization of appropriations in section 301 [106 Stat.

2360], $50,000,000 shall be available to carry out the pilot

program for fiscal year 1993."

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32 USC Sec. 502 01/06/03

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TITLE 32 - NATIONAL GUARD

CHAPTER 5 - TRAINING

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Sec. 502. Required drills and field exercises

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(a) Under regulations to be prescribed by the Secretary of the

Army or the Secretary of the Air Force, as the case may be, each

company, battery, squadron, and detachment of the National Guard,

unless excused by the Secretary concerned, shall -

(1) assemble for drill and instruction, including indoor target

practice, at least 48 times each year; and

(2) participate in training at encampments, maneuvers, outdoor

target practice, or other exercises, at least 15 days each year.

However, no member of such unit who has served on active duty for

one year or longer shall be required to participate in such

training if the first day of such training period falls during the

last one hundred and twenty days of his required membership in the

National Guard.

(b) An assembly for drill and instruction may consist of a single

ordered formation of a company, battery, squadron, or detachment,

or, when authorized by the Secretary concerned, a series of ordered

formations of parts of those organizations. However, to have a

series of formations credited as an assembly for drill and

instruction, all parts of the unit must be included in the series

within 90 consecutive days.

(c) The total attendance at the series of formations constituting

an assembly shall be counted as the attendance at that assembly for

the required period. No member may be counted more than once or

receive credit for more than one required period of attendance,

regardless of the number of formations that he attends during the

series constituting the assembly for the required period.

(d) No organization may receive credit for an assembly for drill

or indoor target practice unless -

(1) the number of members present equals or exceeds the minimum

number prescribed by the President;

(2) the period of military duty or instruction for which a

member is credited is at least one and one-half hours; and

(3) the training is of the type prescribed by the Secretary

concerned.

(e) An appropriately rated member of the National Guard who

performs an aerial flight under competent orders may receive credit

for attending drill for the purposes of this section, if the flight

prevented him from attending a regularly scheduled drill.

(f) Under regulations to be prescribed by the Secretary of the

Army or Secretary of the Air Force, as the case may be, a member of

the National Guard may -

(1) without his consent, but with the pay and allowances

provided by law; or

(2) with his consent, either with or without pay and

allowances;

be ordered to perform training or other duty in addition to that

prescribed under subsection (a). Duty without pay shall be

considered for all purposes as if it were duty with pay.

-SOURCE-

(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 610; Pub. L. 88-621, Sec. 1(1),

Oct. 3, 1964, 78 Stat. 999; Pub. L. 90-168, Sec. 4, Dec. 1, 1967,

81 Stat. 526; Pub. L. 92-156, title III, Sec. 303(b), Nov. 17,

1971, 85 Stat. 425; Pub. L. 103-160, div. A, title V, Sec. 524(b),

Nov. 30, 1993, 107 Stat. 1657.)

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502(a) 32:62 (1st sentence, less June 3, 1916, ch. 134,

proviso). Sec. 92; restated June

3, 1924, ch. 244, Sec.

2; restated Oct. 14,

1940, ch. 875, Sec. 2,

54 Stat. 1135; Mar. 25,

1948, ch. 157, Sec.

5(a), 62 Stat. 90.

502(b)

502(c)

502(d)

32:62 (proviso of 1st

sentence).

32:62 (last sentence,

less 1st, 2d, and 3d

provisos).

32:62 (1st proviso of

last sentence).

502(e) 32:62 (2d and 3d provisos

of last sentence).

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In subsection (a), the words "including target practice" and

"such company, troop, battery, or detachment shall have been * * *

from participation in any part thereof" are omitted as surplusage.

In subsections (a) and (b), the word "troop" is omitted as

obsolete.

In subsection (b), the words "parts of those organizations" are

substituted for the words "subdivisions or parts thereof". The

words "but in the latter case", "of subdivisions or groups",

"comprehend", and "the time limit of" are omitted as surplusage.

In subsection (c), the word "member" is substituted for the words

"officer, warrant officer, or enlisted man". The words "series of

formations" are substituted for the words "separate consecutive

formations announced". The words "regardless of the number of

formations that he attends during the series" are substituted for

the words "even though he may have attended more than one of the

formations". The words "sum", "actual military", and "of time" are

omitted as surplusage. 32:62 (4th proviso of last sentence) is

omitted as superseded by section 683 of title 10. 32:62 (last

proviso of last sentence) is omitted as superseded by section

501(b) of the Career Compensation Act of 1949, 63 Stat. 826 (37

U.S.C. 301(b)).

In subsection (d), the word "members" is substituted for the

words "officers and enlisted men". The words "for which a member is

credited" are substituted for the words "participated in by each

officer and enlisted man at each assembly at which he shall be

credited as having been present". The words "for duty at such

assembly", "actual", and "character of" are omitted as surplusage.

In subsection (e), the word "member" is substituted for the words

"officer or enlisted man". The words "Air Corps * * * assigned to

an Air Corps unit thereof, or * * * an officer or enlisted man of

the Medical Department of the said National Guard regularly

attached to an Air Corps unit of the National Guard by appropriate

authority" are omitted, since the revised subsection applies only

to members who perform flights under competent orders and who are

thereby prevented from attending a regular drill.

AMENDMENTS

1993 - Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 103-160 substituted "90 consecutive

days" for "30 consecutive days" in second sentence.

1971 - Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 92-156 inserted exception to training

requirements where member served on active duty for one year or

more if the training period falls during last one hundred and

twenty days of required membership in National Guard.

1967 - Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 90-168 substituted 30 consecutive

days for seven consecutive days of the same calendar month as the

time within which all parts of the unit must be included in a

series of formations in order to be credited as an assembly for

drill and instruction.

1964 - Subsec. (f). Pub. L. 88-621 added subsec. (f).

EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1967 AMENDMENT

Amendment by Pub. L. 90-168 effective first day of first calendar

month following date of enactment of Pub. L. 90-168, which was

approved Dec. 1, 1967, see section 7 of Pub. L. 90-168, set out as

a note under section 138 of Title 10, Armed Forces.

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SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This section is referred to in sections 101, 112, 509, 715 of

this title; title 5 sections 5517, 6323; title 10 sections 101,

701, 1054, 1063, 1089, 1208, 10143, 12011, 12012, 12310, 12602,

12732, 12733; title 28 section 2671; title 38 sections 101, 1965,

4312; title 50 App. sections 456, 511.

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32 USC Sec. 503 01/06/03

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TITLE 32 - NATIONAL GUARD

CHAPTER 5 - TRAINING

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Sec. 503. Participation in field exercises

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(a)(1) Under such regulations as the President may prescribe, the

Secretary of the Army and the Secretary of the Air Force, as the

case may be, may provide for the participation of the National

Guard in encampments, maneuvers, outdoor target practice, or other

exercises for field or coast-defense instruction, independently of

or in conjunction with the Army or the Air Force, or both.

(2) Paragraph (1) includes authority to provide for participation

of the National Guard in conjunction with the Army or the Air

Force, or both, in joint exercises for instruction to prepare the

National Guard for response to civil emergencies and disasters.

(b) Amounts necessary for the pay, subsistence, transportation,

and other proper expenses of any part of the National Guard of a

State or Territory, Puerto Rico, or the District of Columbia

participating in an exercise under subsection (a) may be set aside

from funds allocated to it from appropriations for field or

coast-defense instruction.

(c) Members of the National Guard participating in an exercise

under subsection (a) may, after being mustered, be paid for the

period beginning with the date of leaving home and ending with the

date of return, as determined in advance. If otherwise correct,

such a payment passes to the credit of the disbursing officer.

-SOURCE-

(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 610; Pub. L. 100-456, div. A,

title XII, Sec. 1234(b)(1), Sept. 29, 1988, 102 Stat. 2059; Pub. L.

104-106, div. A, title V, Sec. 517, Feb. 10, 1996, 110 Stat. 309.)

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503(a) 32:63 (1st 56 words). June 3, 1916, ch. 134,

Secs. 94 (less last 43

words after semicolon),

98, 39 Stat. 206, 207.

503(b)

503(c)

32:63 (less 1st 56 words).

32:158.

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In subsection (a), the words "the whole or any part" and "any

part of" are omitted as surplusage. The word "Army" is substituted

for the words "Regular Army", since the Army is the category that

participates in the exercises, and the Regular Army is a personnel

category only. Similarly, the words "Air Force" are used instead of

the words "Regular Air Force".

In subsection (b), the words "Amounts necessary" are substituted

for the words "such portion of said funds as may be necessary". The

words "participating in an exercise under subsection (a)" are

substituted for the words "as shall participate in such

encampments, maneuvers, or other exercises, including outdoor

target practice, for field and coast-defense instruction". The

words "allocated to it from appropriations for field or

coast-defense instruction" are substituted for the words

"appropriated for that purpose and allocated to any State,

Territory, or the District of Columbia".

In subsection (c), the words "Members of the National Guard

participating in an exercise under subsection (a)" are substituted

for the words "When any portion of the National Guard shall

participate in encampments, maneuvers, or other exercises,

including outdoor target practice, for field or coast-defense

instruction, under the provisions of this title". The words "duly",

"at any time", "rendezvous", "both dates inclusive", and "making

the same" are omitted as surplusage.

AMENDMENTS

1996 - Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 104-106 designated existing

provisions as par. (1) and added par. (2).

1988 - Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 100-456 struck out "the Canal Zone,"

after "Puerto Rico,".

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SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This section is referred to in sections 101, 715 of this title;

title 5 section 6323; title 10 sections 101, 524, 701, 1054, 1089,

1208, 12732, 12733; title 28 section 2671; title 38 sections 101,

1965, 4312.

-End-

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32 USC Sec. 504 01/06/03

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TITLE 32 - NATIONAL GUARD

CHAPTER 5 - TRAINING

-HEAD-

Sec. 504. National Guard schools and small arms competitions

-STATUTE-

(a) Under regulations to be prescribed by the Secretary of the

Army or Secretary of the Air Force, as the case may be, members of

the National Guard may -

(1) attend schools conducted by the Army or the Air Force, as

appropriate;

(2) conduct or attend schools conducted by the National Guard;

or

(3) participate in small arms competitions.

(b) Activities authorized under subsection (a) for members of the

National Guard of a State or territory, Puerto Rico, or the

District of Columbia may be held inside or outside its boundaries.

-SOURCE-

(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 611; Pub. L. 88-621, Sec. 1(2),

Oct. 3, 1964, 78 Stat. 999; Pub. L. 100-456, div. A, title XII,

Sec. 1234(b)(1), Sept. 29, 1988, 102 Stat. 2059.)

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504(a) 32:64 (1st sentence). June 3, 1916, ch. 134,

Sec. 97 (less last

sentence); restated May

28, 1926, ch. 417, Sec.

2 (less last sentence),

44 Stat. 674.

504(b)

32:64 (less 1st sentence).

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In subsection (a), the word "members" is substituted for the

words "officers, warrant officers, and enlisted men". The words

"for the purpose" and "for that purpose" are omitted as surplusage.

In subsection (b), the words "Assemblies under subsection (a)"

are substituted for the words "such assemblages". The words "for

members of the National Guard of a State or Territory, Puerto Rico,

the Canal Zone, or the District of Columbia * * * inside or outside

of its boundaries" are substituted for the words "either within or

without the State, Territory, or District of Columbia, to which the

members of the National Guard designated to attend them shall

belong".

AMENDMENTS

1988 - Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 100-456 struck out "the Canal Zone,"

after "Puerto Rico,".

1964 - Pub. L. 88-621 substituted provisions authorizing the

Secretaries of the Army and of the Air Force to issue regulations,

for provisions authorizing the President to issue regulations, and

provided that members of the National Guard may conduct or attend

schools conducted by the National Guard.

-SECREF-

SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This section is referred to in sections 101, 715 of this title;

title 5 section 6323; title 10 sections 101, 701, 1054, 1089, 1208,

12732, 12733; title 28 section 2671; title 38 sections 101, 1965.

-End-

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32 USC Sec. 505 01/06/03

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TITLE 32 - NATIONAL GUARD

CHAPTER 5 - TRAINING

-HEAD-

Sec. 505. Army and Air Force schools and field exercises

-STATUTE-

Under such regulations as the President may prescribe and upon

the recommendation of the governor of any State or Territory or

Puerto Rico or of the commanding general of the National Guard of

the District of Columbia, the Secretary of the Army may authorize a

limited number of members of its Army National Guard to -

(1) attend any service school except the United States Military

Academy, and to pursue a regular course of study at the school;

or

(2) be attached to an organization of the branch of the Army

corresponding to the organization of the Army National Guard to

which the member belongs, for routine practical instruction at or

near an Army post during field training or other outdoor

exercise.

Similarly, the Secretary of the Air Force may authorize a limited

number of members of the Air National Guard to -

(1) attend any service school except the United States Air

Force Academy, and to pursue a regular course of study at the

school; or

(2) be attached to an organization of the Air Force

corresponding to the organization of the Air National Guard to

which the member belongs, for routine practical instruction at an

air base during field training or other outdoor exercise.

-SOURCE-

(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 611; Pub. L. 100-456, div. A,

title XII, Sec. 1234(b)(4), Sept. 29, 1988, 102 Stat. 2059.)

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505 32:65. June 3, 1916, ch. 134,

Sec. 99 (1st 133 words);

restated Sept. 22, 1922,

ch. 423, Sec. 5 (1st 129

words); restated May 28,

1926, ch. 417, Sec. 3

(1st 133 words), 44

Stat. 674.

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The words "branch of the Army corresponding" are substituted for

the words "same arm, corps, or department", to conform to sections

3063 and 3064 of title 10. In the second sentence, the words

"organization of the Air Force corresponding" are substituted for

the words "same arm, corps, or department", since the Air Force is

not organized by statute into branches, arms, corps, or

departments. The word "members" is substituted for the words

"officers, warrant officers, and enlisted men". The words "service

school" are substituted for the words "military-service school of

the United States". Reference to the United States Air Force

Academy is inserted to reflect its establishment by the Air Force

Academy Act (63 Stat. 47).

AMENDMENTS

1988 - Pub. L. 100-456, which directed the substitution of

"Territory or Puerto Rico" for "Territory, Puerto Rico, or the

Canal Zone," in subsec. (a), was executed to the introductory

provisions of this section as the probable intent of Congress.

-SECREF-

SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This section is referred to in sections 101, 715 of this title;

title 5 section 6323; title 10 sections 101, 701, 1054, 1089, 1208,

12732, 12733; title 28 section 2671; title 38 sections 101, 1965.

-End-

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32 USC Sec. 506 01/06/03

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TITLE 32 - NATIONAL GUARD

CHAPTER 5 - TRAINING

-HEAD-

Sec. 506. Assignment and detail of members of Regular Army or

Regular Air Force for instruction of National Guard

-STATUTE-

(a) The President shall assign for instruction of the National

Guard such members of the Regular Army or the Regular Air Force as

he considers necessary.

(b) The Secretary of the Army may detail members of the Regular

Army to attend an encampment, maneuver, or other exercise, for

field or coast-defense instruction of the Army National Guard.

Similarly, the Secretary of the Air Force may detail members of the

Regular Air Force to attend exercises for field or coast-defense

instruction of the Air National Guard. Members so detailed shall

instruct the members of the National Guard at the exercise, as

directed by the Secretary concerned, or as requested by the

governor or commanding officer of the National Guard there

assembled.

-SOURCE-

(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 611.)

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506(a) 32:66. June 3, 1916, ch. 134,

Sec. 81 (1st sentence of

2d par., less 1st 7

words); added June 4,

1920, ch. 227, subch. I,

Sec. 44 (5th sentence,

less 1st 6 words);

restated Sept. 22, 1922

ch. 423, Sec. 4 (6th

sentence, less 1st 6

words); restated Feb.

28, 1925, ch. 371, Sec.

3 (6th sentence, less

1st 6 words); restated

June 15, 1933, ch. 87,

Sec. 16 (1st sentence of

2d par., less 1st 7

words), 48 Stat. 160.

506(b)

32:67.

June 3, 1916, ch. 134,

Sec. 96, 39 Stat. 207.

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In subsection (a), the words "members of the Regular Army and the

Regular Air Force" are substituted for the words "officers of the

Regular Army" and "enlisted men of the Regular Army".

In subsection (b), the words "members" is substituted for the

words "officers and enlisted men". The words "one or more",

"information", and "encampment, maneuver, or other" are omitted as

surplusage.

-SECREF-

SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This section is referred to in title 37 section 204.

-End-

-CITE-

32 USC Sec. 507 01/06/03

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TITLE 32 - NATIONAL GUARD

CHAPTER 5 - TRAINING

-HEAD-

Sec. 507. Instruction in firing; supply of ammunition

-STATUTE-

Ammunition for instruction in firing and for target practice may

be furnished, in such amounts as may be prescribed by the Secretary

of the Army or the Secretary of the Air Force, as the case may be,

to units of the National Guard encamped at a post, camp, or air

base. The instruction shall be under the direction of a

commissioned officer selected for that purpose by the proper

military commander.

-SOURCE-

(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 612.)

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The words "post camp, or air base" are substituted for the words

"military post or camp". The words "such amounts" are omitted as

surplusage. The words "National Guard" are substituted for the

words "troops of the militia", since the source statute

historically applied only to the organized militia (see opinion of

the Judge Advocate General of the Army (JAGA 1952/4374, 9 July

1952)). The word "commissioned" is inserted, since 32:71

historically applied only to commissioned officers (see opinion of

the Judge Advocate General of the Army (JAGA 1953/4078, 6 May

1953)).

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32 USC Sec. 508 01/06/03

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TITLE 32 - NATIONAL GUARD

CHAPTER 5 - TRAINING

-HEAD-

Sec. 508. Assistance for certain youth and charitable organizations

-STATUTE-

(a) Authority To Provide Services. - Members and units of the

National Guard may provide the services described in subsection (b)

to an eligible organization in conjunction with training required

under this chapter in any case in which -

(1) the provision of such services does not adversely affect

the quality of that training or otherwise interfere with the

ability of a member or unit of the National Guard to perform the

military functions of the member or unit;

(2) the services to be provided are not commercially available,

or any commercial entity that would otherwise provide such

services has approved, in writing, the provision of such services

by the National Guard;

(3) National Guard personnel will enhance their military skills

as a result of providing such services; and

(4) the provision of the services will not result in a

significant increase in the cost of the training.

(b) Authorized Services. - The services authorized to be provided

under subsection (a) are as follows:

(1) Ground transportation.

(2) Air transportation in support of Special Olympics.

(3) Administrative support services.

(4) Technical training services.

(5) Emergency medical assistance and services.

(6) Communications services.

(c) Other Authorized Assistance. - Facilities and equipment of

the National Guard, including military property of the United

States issued to the National Guard and General Services

Administration vehicles leased to the National Guard, and General

Services Administration vehicles leased to the Department of

Defense, may be used in connection with providing services to any

eligible organization under this section.

(d) Eligible Organizations. - The organizations eligible to

receive services under this section are as follows:

(1) The Boy Scouts of America.

(2) The Girl Scouts of America.

(3) The Boys Clubs of America.

(4) The Girls Clubs of America.

(5) The Young Men's Christian Association.

(6) The Young Women's Christian Association.

(7) The Civil Air Patrol.

(8) The United States Olympic Committee.

(9) The Special Olympics.

(10) The Campfire Boys.

(11) The Campfire Girls.

(12) The 4-H Club.

(13) The Police Athletic League.

(14) Any other youth or charitable organization designated by

the Secretary of Defense.

-SOURCE-

(Added Pub. L. 103-337, div. A, title III, Sec. 385(a), Oct. 5,

1994, 108 Stat. 2741.)

-SECREF-

SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This section is referred to in section 112 of this title; title

10 section 2012.

-End-

-CITE-

32 USC Sec. 509 01/06/03

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TITLE 32 - NATIONAL GUARD

CHAPTER 5 - TRAINING

-HEAD-

Sec. 509. National Guard Challenge Program of opportunities for

civilian youth

-STATUTE-

(a) Program Authority and Purpose. - The Secretary of Defense may

use the National Guard to conduct a civilian youth opportunities

program, to be known as the "National Guard Challenge Program",

which shall consist of at least a 22-week residential program and a

12-month post-residential mentoring period. The National Guard

Challenge Program shall seek to improve life skills and employment

potential of participants by providing military-based training and

supervised work experience, together with the core program

components of assisting participants to receive a high school

diploma or its equivalent, leadership development, promoting

fellowship and community service, developing life coping skills and

job skills, and improving physical fitness and health and hygiene.

(b) Conduct of the Program. - (1) The Secretary of Defense shall

provide for the conduct of the National Guard Challenge Program in

such States as the Secretary considers to be appropriate.

(2) The Secretary shall carry out the National Guard Challenge

Program using -

(A) funds appropriated directly to the Secretary of Defense for

the program, except that the amount of funds appropriated

directly to the Secretary and expended for the program in fiscal

year 2001 or 2002 may not exceed $62,500,000; and

(B) nondefense funds made available or transferred to the

Secretary of Defense by other Federal agencies to support the

program.

(3) Federal funds made available or transferred to the Secretary

of Defense under paragraph (2)(B) by other Federal agencies to

support the National Guard Challenge Program may be expended for

the program in excess of the fiscal year limitation specified in

paragraph (2)(A).

(4) The Secretary of Defense shall remain the executive agent to

carry out the National Guard Challenge Program regardless of the

source of funds for the program or any transfer of jurisdiction

over the program within the executive branch. As provided in

subsection (a), the Secretary may use the National Guard to conduct

the program.

(c) Program Agreements. - (1) To carry out the National Guard

Challenge Program in a State, the Secretary of Defense shall enter

into an agreement with the Governor of the State or, in the case of

the District of Columbia, with the commanding general of the

District of Columbia National Guard, under which the Governor or

the commanding general will establish, organize, and administer the

National Guard Challenge Program in the State.

(2) The agreement may provide for the Secretary to provide funds

to the State for civilian personnel costs attributable to the use

of civilian employees of the National Guard in the conduct of the

National Guard Challenge Program.

(d) Matching Funds Required. - The amount of assistance provided

under this section to a State program of the National Guard

Challenge Program may not exceed -

(1) for fiscal year 1998, 75 percent of the costs of operating

the State program during that year;

(2) for fiscal year 1999, 70 percent of the costs of operating

the State program during that year;

(3) for fiscal year 2000, 65 percent of the costs of operating

the State program during that year; and

(4) for fiscal year 2001 and each subsequent fiscal year, 60

percent of the costs of operating the State program during that

year.

(e) Persons Eligible To Participate in Program. - A school

dropout from secondary school shall be eligible to participate in

the National Guard Challenge Program. The Secretary of Defense

shall prescribe the standards and procedures for selecting

participants from among school dropouts.

(f) Authorized Benefits for Participants. - (1) To the extent

provided in an agreement entered into in accordance with subsection

(c) and subject to the approval of the Secretary of Defense, a

person selected for training in the National Guard Challenge

Program may receive the following benefits in connection with that

training:

(A) Allowances for travel expenses, personal expenses, and

other expenses.

(B) Quarters.

(C) Subsistence.

(D) Transportation.

(E) Equipment.

(F) Clothing.

(G) Recreational services and supplies.

(H) Other services.

(I) Subject to paragraph (2), a temporary stipend upon the

successful completion of the training, as characterized in

accordance with procedures provided in the agreement.

(2) In the case of a person selected for training in the National

Guard Challenge Program who afterwards becomes a member of the

Civilian Community Corps under subtitle E of title I of the

National and Community Service Act of 1990 (42 U.S.C. 12611 et

seq.), the person may not receive a temporary stipend under

paragraph (1)(I) while the person is a member of that Corps. The

person may receive the temporary stipend after completing service

in the Corps unless the person elects to receive benefits provided

under subsection (f) or (g) of section 158 of such Act (42 U.S.C.

12618).

(g) Program Personnel. - (1) Personnel of the National Guard of a

State in which the National Guard Challenge Program is conducted

may serve on full-time National Guard duty for the purpose of

providing command, administrative, training, or supporting services

for the program. For the performance of those services, any such

personnel may be ordered to duty under section 502(f) of this title

for not longer than the period of the program.

(2) A Governor participating in the National Guard Challenge

Program and the commanding general of the District of Columbia

National Guard (if the District of Columbia National Guard is

participating in the program) may procure by contract the temporary

full time services of such civilian personnel as may be necessary

to augment National Guard personnel in carrying out the National

Guard Challenge Program in that State.

(3) Civilian employees of the National Guard performing services

for the National Guard Challenge Program and contractor personnel

performing such services may be required, when appropriate to

achieve the purposes of the program, to be members of the National

Guard and to wear the military uniform.

(h) Equipment and Facilities. - (1) Equipment and facilities of

the National Guard, including military property of the United

States issued to the National Guard, may be used in carrying out

the National Guard Challenge Program.

(2) Activities under the National Guard Challenge Program shall

be considered noncombat activities of the National Guard for

purposes of section 710 of this title.

(i) Status of Participants. - (1) A person receiving training

under the National Guard Challenge Program shall be considered an

employee of the United States for the purposes of the following

provisions of law:

(A) Subchapter I of chapter 81 of title 5 (relating to

compensation of Federal employees for work injuries).

(B) Section 1346(b) and chapter 171 of title 28 and any other

provision of law relating to the liability of the United States

for tortious conduct of employees of the United States.

(2) In the application of the provisions of law referred to in

paragraph (1)(A) to a person referred to in paragraph (1) -

(A) the person shall not be considered to be in the performance

of duty while the person is not at the assigned location of

training or other activity or duty authorized in accordance with

a program agreement referred to in subsection (c), except when

the person is traveling to or from that location or is on pass

from that training or other activity or duty;

(B) the person's monthly rate of pay shall be deemed to be the

minimum rate of pay provided for grade GS-2 of the General

Schedule under section 5332 of title 5; and

(C) the entitlement of a person to receive compensation for a

disability shall begin on the day following the date on which the

person's participation in the National Guard Challenge Program is

terminated.

(3) A person referred to in paragraph (1) may not be considered

an employee of the United States for any purpose other than a

purpose set forth in that paragraph.

(j) Supplemental Resources. - To carry out the National Guard

Challenge Program in a State, the Governor of the State or, in the

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

District of Columbia National Guard may supplement funds made

available under the program out of other resources (including

gifts) available to the Governor or the commanding general. The

Governor or the commanding general may accept, use, and dispose of

gifts or donations of money, other property, or services for the

National Guard Challenge Program.

(k) Report. - Within 90 days after the end of each fiscal year,

the Secretary of Defense shall submit to Congress a report on the

design, conduct, and effectiveness of the National Guard Challenge

Program during the preceding fiscal year. In preparing the report,

the Secretary shall coordinate with the Governor of each State in

which the National Guard Challenge Program is carried out and, if

the program is carried out in the District of Columbia, with the

commanding general of the District of Columbia National Guard.

(l) Definitions. - In this section:

(1) The term "State" includes the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico,

the territories, and the District of Columbia.

(2) The term "school dropout" means an individual who is no

longer attending any school and who has not received a secondary

school diploma or a certificate from a program of equivalency for

such a diploma.

(m) Regulations. - The Secretary of Defense shall prescribe

regulations to carry out the National Guard Challenge Program. The

regulations shall address at a minimum the following:

(1) The terms to be included in the program agreements required

by subsection (c).

(2) The qualifications for persons to participate in the

program, as required by subsection (e).

(3) The benefits authorized for program participants, as

required by subsection (f).

(4) The status of National Guard personnel assigned to duty in

support of the program under subsection (g).

(5) The conditions for the use of National Guard facilities and

equipment to carry out the program, as required by subsection

(h).

(6) The status of program participants, as described in

subsection (i).

(7) The procedures to be used by the Secretary when

communicating with States about the program.

-SOURCE-

(Added Pub. L. 105-85, div. A, title X, Sec. 1076(a), Nov. 18,

1997, 111 Stat. 1911; amended Pub. L. 106-65, div. A, title V, Sec.

579, Oct. 5, 1999, 113 Stat. 631; Pub. L. 106-246, div. B, title I,

Sec. 120, July 13, 2000, 114 Stat. 533; Pub. L. 106-398, Sec. 1

[[div. A], title V, Sec. 577(a)-(c)], Oct. 30, 2000, 114 Stat.

1654, 1654A-140; Pub. L. 107-107, div. A, title V, Sec. 596(a),

Dec. 28, 2001, 115 Stat. 1126; Pub. L. 107-314, div. A, title X,

Sec. 1062(g)(1), Dec. 2, 2002, 116 Stat. 2651.)

-REFTEXT-

REFERENCES IN TEXT

The National and Community Service Act of 1990, referred to in

subsec. (f)(2), is Pub. L. 101-610, Nov. 16, 1990, 104 Stat. 3127,

as amended. Subtitle E of title I of the Act is classified

generally to division E (Sec. 12611 et seq.) of subchapter I of

chapter 129 of Title 42, The Public Health and Welfare. For

complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title

note set out under section 12501 of Title 42 and Tables.

-MISC1-

AMENDMENTS

2002 - Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 107-314 amended Pub. L. 106-398, Sec.

577(b)(2). See 2000 Amendment note below.

2001 - Subsec. (b)(2)(A). Pub. L. 107-107, Sec. 596(a)(1),

substituted "in fiscal year 2001 or 2002" for "in a fiscal year".

Subsec. (b)(4). Pub. L. 107-107, Sec. 596(a)(2), added par. (4).

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

Sec. 577(a)], struck out ", acting through the Chief of the

National Guard Bureau," after "The Secretary of Defense".

Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 106-398, Sec. 1 [[div. A], title V, Sec.

577(b)(1), (3)], inserted "(1)" before "The Secretary of Defense"

and added pars. (2) and (3).

Pub. L. 106-398, Sec. 1 [[div. A], title V, Sec. 577(b)(2)], as

amended by Pub. L. 107-314, struck out ", except that Department of

Defense expenditures under the program may not exceed $62,500,000

for any fiscal year" before period at end.

Pub. L. 106-246 substituted "Department of Defense" for

"Federal".

Subsec. (m). Pub. L. 106-398, Sec. 1 [[div. A], title V, Sec.

577(c)], added subsec. (m).

1999 - Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 106-65, Sec. 579(a), amended heading

and text of subsec. (a) generally. Prior to amendment, text read as

follows: "The Secretary of Defense, acting through the Chief of the

National Guard Bureau, may conduct a National Guard civilian youth

opportunities program (to be known as the 'National Guard Challenge

Program') to use the National Guard to provide military-based

training, including supervised work experience in community service

and conservation projects, to civilian youth who cease to attend

secondary school before graduating so as to improve the life skills

and employment potential of such youth."

Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 106-65, Sec. 579(b), substituted

"$62,500,000" for "$50,000,000".

EFFECTIVE DATE OF 2002 AMENDMENT

Pub. L. 107-314, div. A, title X, Sec. 1062(g), Dec. 2, 2002, 116

Stat. 2651, provided that the amendment made by section 1062(g)(1)

of Pub. L. 107-314 is effective as of Oct. 30, 2000, and as if

included in Pub. L. 106-398 as enacted.

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