10 U.S.C.
United States Code, 2011 Edition
Title 10 - ARMED FORCES
Subtitle A - General Military Law
PART II - PERSONNEL
CHAPTER 53 - MISCELLANEOUS RIGHTS AND BENEFITS
Sec. 1053a - Expenses incurred in connection with leave canceled due to contingency operations: reimbursement
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§1053a. Expenses incurred in connection with leave canceled due to contingency operations: reimbursement

(a) Authorization To Reimburse.—The Secretary concerned may reimburse a member of the armed forces under the jurisdiction of the Secretary for travel and related expenses (to the extent not otherwise reimbursable under law) incurred by the member as a result of the cancellation of previously approved leave when the leave is canceled in connection with the member's participation in a contingency operation and the cancellation occurs within 48 hours of the time the leave would have commenced.

(b) Regulations.—The Secretary of Defense shall prescribe regulations to establish the criteria for the applicability of subsection (a).

(c) Conclusiveness of Settlement.—The settlement of an application for reimbursement under subsection (a) is final and conclusive.

(Added Pub. L. 106–398, §1 [[div. A], title V, §579(a)], Oct. 30, 2000, 114 Stat. 1654, 1654A–141.)

Effective Date

Pub. L. 106–398, §1 [[div. A], title V, §579(b)], Oct. 30, 2000, 114 Stat. 1654, 1654A–141, provided that: “Section 1053a of title 10, United States Code, as added by subsection (a), shall apply with respect to any travel and related expenses incurred by a member in connection with leave canceled after the date of the enactment of this Act [Oct. 30, 2000].”