S.68 - A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to authorize the appointment of chiropractors as commissioned officers in the Armed Forces to provide chiropractic care, and to amend title 37, United States Code, to provide special pay for chiropractic officers in the Armed Forces.102nd Congress (1991-1992)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Thurmond, Strom [R-SC] (Introduced 01/14/1991)|
|Committees:||Senate - Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 01/14/1991 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.68 — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (01/14/1991)
Authorizes the appointment of chiropractors as commissioned officers in the Army, Navy, or Air Force Medical Service Corps.
Provides special pay to chiropractic officers on active duty for not less than one year. Increases such special pay with service. Authorizes the payment of additional special pay for any 12-month period during which such an officer is not undergoing chiropractic internship training, with appropriate increases for years of service. Requires such an officer, to receive such additional special pay, to execute a written agreement to remain on duty for no less than one year. Authorizes the Secretary of the military department concerned to terminate the payment of such additional special pay at any time, with an appropriate refund required from the officer concerned for any period paid but unserved. Requires an officer who voluntarily terminates service for a period for which a special payment was made to refund the proper amount to the United States.