H.R.5353 - Military Physician Equity Act of 2002107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Morella, Constance A. [R-MD-8] (Introduced 09/09/2002)|
|Committees:||House - Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||10/01/2002 Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.|
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Summary: H.R.5353 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Military Physician Equity Act of 2002 - Provides that the military personnel retired or retainer pay base shall include specified percentages of any additional or special pay received as a medical, dental, and veterinary officer for an officer who has completed at least 15 years of military service before retirement. Makes the percentage of additional pay so realized 0 percent if the officer performed less than two years as a medical, dental, or veterinary officer before receiving such pay, with a gradual increase to 100 percent for officers who performed at least eight years in such a specialty before receiving such pay. Provides a special rule for officers receiving such additional pay after first becoming members after September 7, 1980.
Introduced in House (09/09/2002)
States that any such additional pay so recognized shall be retirement-creditable for purposes of the determination of disability retired pay as well as survivor annuities.