Summary: H.R.5353 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.5353. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (09/09/2002)

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.

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.