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S 786

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

S. 786

To amend title 10, United States Code, to modify the appointment and grade of the Chief of the Army Medical Specialist Corps.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

April 12, 2011

Mr. JOHNSON of South Dakota introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services


A BILL

To amend title 10, United States Code, to modify the appointment and grade of the Chief of the Army Medical Specialist Corps.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. APPOINTMENT AND GRADE OF CHIEF OF THE ARMY MEDICAL SPECIALIST CORPS.

    Section 3070(b) of title 10, United States Code, is amended--

      (1) in the first sentence, by striking `captain' and inserting `lieutenant colonel'; and

      (2) by inserting after the first sentence the following new sentence: `An appointee who holds a lower regular grade shall be appointed in the regular grade of brigadier general.'.

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