S.1454 - An act to authorize the voluntary interservice transfer of officers between the commissioned corps of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the Armed Forces, to authorize advance payments of pay and allowances to officers of such corps under the the same conditions that apply to advance payments to members of the Armed Forces, and to provide officers of such corps the same unemployment compensation benefits that apply to members of the Armed Forces.96th Congress (1979-1980)
|Committees:||Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation | House - Armed Services; Merchant Marine and Fisheries; Ways and Means|
|Committee Reports:||H.Rept 96-539 Part 2; H.Rept 96-539 Part 3; S.Rept 96-297; H.Rept 96-539 Part 1|
|Latest Action:||03/25/1980 Public Law 96-215. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1454 — 96th Congress (1979-1980)All Information (Except Text)
(Measure passed House amended)
Passed House amended (12/20/1979)
Authorizes the President to: (1) transfer and appoint any commissioned officer of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to any armed force; and (2) transfer and appoint any commissioned officer of an armed force to the NOAA. Directs the Secretaries of Defense and Commerce, and the Secretary of the department in which the Coast Guard is operating, to jointly establish procedures for such transfers and appointments.
States that any such transferred officer: (1) may not be assigned precedence or higher rank than he/she held before such transfer; and (2) shall receive retirement and pay credit for his/her creditable service as of the day before the transfer.
Provides that advance payments may be made to members of the uniformed services (presently to members of the armed forces or Public Health Service).
Entitles commissioned officers of the NOAA to the same Federal unemployment compensation coverage as provided for military personnel.