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§ 802. —  Forfeiture of pay during absence from duty due to disease from intemperate use of alcohol or drugs.



[Laws in effect as of January 7, 2003]
[Document not affected by Public Laws enacted between
  January 7, 2003 and December 19, 2003]
[CITE: 37USC802]

 
         TITLE 37--PAY AND ALLOWANCES OF THE UNIFORMED SERVICES
 
                 CHAPTER 15--PROHIBITIONS AND PENALTIES
 
Sec. 802. Forfeiture of pay during absence from duty due to 
        disease from intemperate use of alcohol or drugs
        
    A member of the Army, Navy, Air Force, or Marine Corps, on active 
duty who is absent from his regular duties for a continuous period of 
more than one day because of disease that is directly caused by and 
immediately follows his intemperate use of alcoholic liquor or habit-
forming drugs is not entitled to pay for the period of that absence. 
However, a member whose pay is forfeited for more than one month is 
entitled to $5 for personal expenses for each full month that his pay is 
forfeited. Determinations of periods and causes of absence under this 
section shall be made as prescribed by the Secretary concerned, and are 
final.

(Pub. L. 87-649, Sept. 7, 1962, 76 Stat. 485.)

                                          Historical and Revision Notes
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            Revised section                      Source (U.S. Code)               Source (Statutes at Large)
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802...................................   10:3632.                            [None.]
                                        10:6111.                             [None.]
                                        10:8632.                             [None.]
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    The words ``Navy . . . or Marine Corps'' are substituted for the 
words ``naval service'', in section 6111 of title 10, to conform to the 
definition of that term in section 5001(a)(3) of title 10. The words 
``and conclusive'' are omitted as surplusage.



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