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services mentioned in the title of this Act not to exceed 25 per centum. On and after July 1, 1922, an enlistment allowance equal to $54, multiplied by the number of years served in the enlistment period from which he has last been discharged, shall be paid to every honorably discharged enlisted man of the first three grades who reenlists within a period of three months from the date of his discharge, and an enlistment allowance of $25, multiplied by the number of years served in the enlistment period from which he has last been discharged, shall be paid to every honorably discharged enlisted man of the other grades who reenlists within a period of three months from the date of his discharge. Nothing contained herein shall operate to reduce the pay now being received by any transferred member of the Fleet Marine Corps Reserve. On and after July 1, 1922, retired enlisted men of the Army and Marine Corps shall have their retired pay computed as now authorized by law on the basis of pay provided in this Act.

SEC. 10. That on and after July 1, 1922, the monthly base pay of warrant officers of the Navy and Coast Guard shall be as follows: During the first six years of service--at sea, $153; on shore, $135; during the second six years of service--at sea, $168; on shore, $147; after twelve years' service-at sea, $189; on shore, $168. On and after July 1, 1922, for purposes of pay, enlisted men of the Navy and Coast Guard shall be distributed in seven grades, with monthly bese rates of pay as follows: First grade, $126; second grade, $84; third grade, $72; fourth grade, $60; fifth grade, $54; sixth grade, $36; seventh grade, $21. Chief petty officers under acting appointment shall be included in the first grade at a monthly base pay of $99.

That the Secretary of the Navy is authorized to fix the pay grade for the various ratings of enlisted men of the Navy; and the Secretary of the Treasury is authorized to fix the pay grade for the various ratings of enlisted men of the Coast Guard. Mates shall receire the pay of enlisted men of the first grade of the Navy. Nothing cortained herein shall operate to reduce the pay now being received hs any transferred member of the Fleet Naval Reserve. In lieu of all permanent additions to pay now authorized for enlisted men of the Navy and Coast Guard, they shall receive, as a permanent addition to their pay, an increase of 10 per centum on the base pay of their rating upon completion of the first four years of enlisted service, and an additional increase of 5 per centum for each four years' service thereafter, the total not to exceed 25 per centum. All trainen: additions to pay of enlisted men of the Navy and Coast Guard are hereby repealed, except as provided for in section 21 of this Act.

The rates of pay of the insular force of the Navy shall be onek. the rates of pay prescribed for enlisted men of the Nary in cotesponding ratings. Existing laws authorizing a reenlistment gratuiy

to enlisted men of the Navy and Coast Guard are hereby repealed, and an enlistment allowance equal to $50 multiplied by the number of years served in the enlistment period from which he has last been discharged, but not to exceed $200, shall be paid to every honorably discharged enlisted man of the first three grades who reenlists within a period of three months from the date of his discharge; and an enlistment allowance of $25 multiplied by the number of years served in the enlistment period from which he has last been discharged, but not to exceed $100, shall be paid to every honorably discharged enlisted man of the other grades who reenlists within a period of three months from the date of his discharge. On and after July 1, 1922, retired enlisted men of the Navy and Coast Guard shall have their retired pay computed as now authorized by law on the basis of pay provided by this Act.

Sec. 11. That warrant officers of the Army, including those of the Army Mine Planter Service, of the Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard, shall be entitled at all times to the same money allowance for subsistence as is authorized in section 5 of this Act for officers receiving the pay of the first period, and to the same money allowance for rental of quarters as is authorized in section 6 of this Act for officers receiving the pay of the first period. To each enlisted man not furnished quarters or rations in kind there shall be granted, under such regulations as the President may prescribe, an allowance for quarters and subsistence, the value of which shall depend on the conditions under which the duty of the man is being performed, and shall not exceed $4 per day. These regulations shall be uniform for all the services mentioned in the title of this Act. Subsistence for pilots shall be paid in accordance with existing regulations, and rations for enlisted men may be commuted as now authorized by law.

Sec. 12. That officers of any of the services mentioned in the title of this Act, when traveling under competent orders without troops, shall receive a mileage allowance at the rate of 8 cents per mile, distance to be computed by the shortest usually traveled route and existing laws providing for the issue of transportation requests to officers of the Army traveling under competent orders, and for deduction to be made from mileage accounts when transportation is furnished by the l'nited States, are hereby made applicable to all the services mentioned in the title of this Act, but in cases when orders are given for travel to be performed repeatedly between two or more places in the same vieinity, as determined by the head of the executive department concerned, he may, in his discretion, direct that actual and necessary expenses only be allowed. Actual expenses only shall be paid for travel under orders outside the limits of the l'nited States in North America. Unless otherwise expressly provided by law, no officer of the services mentioned in the title of this Act shall be allowed or paid any sum in excess of expenses actually incurred for subsistence while traveling on duty away from his deignated post of duty, nor any sum for such expenses actually incurred in excess of $7 per day. The heads of the executive departments concerned are authorized to prescribe per diem rates of allowance, not exceeding $6, in lieu of subsistence to officers traveling on othea business and away from their designated posts of duty.

In lieu of the transportation in kind authorized by section 12 of in Act entitled “An Act to increase the efficiency of the commissioned and enlisted personnel of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Coext Guard, Coast and Geodetic Survey, and Public Health Service, approved May 18, 1920, to be furnished by the United States fur dependents, the President may authorize the payment in money of amounts equal to such commercial transportation costs when such travel shall have been completed. Dependent children shall be such as are defined in section 4 of this Act.

Sec. 13. That, commencing July 1, 1922, the annual pay of female nurses of the Army and Navy shall be as follows: During the first three years of service, $840; from the beginning of the fourth year of service until the completion of the sixth year of service, $1.080; from the beginning of the seventh year of service until the comple tion of the ninth year of service, $1,380; from the beginning of the tenth year of service, $1,560. Superintendents of the Nurse Corps shall receive a money allowance at the rate of $2,500 a year, assistant superintendents, directors, and assistant directors at the rate of $1,500 a year, and chief nurses at the rate of $600 a year, in addition to their pay as nurses.

Nurses shall be entitled to the same allowance for subsistence as is authorized in section 5 of this Act for officers receiving the pay of the first period, and to the same allowance for rental of quarters as is authorized in section 6 of this Act for officers receiving the pay of the first period.

SEC. 14. That officers of the National Guard receiving Federal pay, except for armory drill, and reserve officers of any of the services mentioned in the title of this Act while on active duty shall receive the allowances herein prescribed for officers of the regular services in sections 5 and 6 of this Act. Hereafter, in addition to the pas authorized in section 109, Act of June 3, 1916, as amended by the Act of June 4, 1920, field officers and lieutenants of the Vacini Guard commanding organizations less than a brigade, and havia administrative functions, shall receive $240 per year for the fritt performance of the administrative duties connected therewith; and warrant oflicers of the National Guard shall receive not more 12:0 four-thirtieths of the monthly base pay of their grade for satisietory performance of their appropriate duties, under such regulatiss as the Secretary of War may prescribe.

On and after July 1, 1922, the armory drill pay for enlisted men of the National Guard of the sixth grade shall be $1.15, and for those of the seventh grade shall be $1, in lieu of that authorized in section 110, Act of June 3, 1916, as amended by the Act of June 4, 1920; and the pay of enlisted men of the National Guard of the sixth and seventh grades shall be $1.15 and $1 per day, respectively, whenever they are participating in exercises provided for by sections 94, 97, and 99 of the National Defense Act, approved June 3, 1916.

Sec. 15. That existing laws authorizing increase of pay for foreign service and commutation of quarters, heat, and light are hereby repealed, effective July 1, 1922.

Sec. 16. That nothing contained in this Act shall operate to reduce the pay of any officer on the active list below the pay to which he is entitled by reason of his grade and length of service on June 30, 1922, not including additional pay authorized by the Act entitled "An Act to increase the efficiency of the commissioned and enlisted personnel of the Army, Navy, and Marine Corps, Coast Guard, Coast and Geodetic Survey, and Public Health Service," approved May 18, 1920; and nothing contained in this Act shall operate to reduce the total of the pay and allowances which any enlisted man of the Army, Nary, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard is now receiving during his current enlistment and while he holds his present grade or rating.

The provisions of this section shall apply in like manner to ench person not commissioned whose pay is based by law on that of a commissioned officer.

Sec. 17. That on and after July 1, 1922, retired officers and warrant officers shall have their retired pay, or equivalent pay, computed as now anthorized by law on the basis of pay provided in this Act: Provided, That nothing contained in this Act shall operate to reduce the present pay of oflicers, warrant officers, and enlisted men now on the retired list or officers or warrant officers in an equivalent status of any of the services mentioned in the title of this Act. Active duty performed after June 30, 1922, hy an officer on the retired list or its equivalent shall not entitle such officer to promotion: Provided, That officers and former officers of the Philippine Scouts who were placed on the retired list prior to June 4, 1920, shall be entitled to promotion on the retired list for active duty heretofore performed subsequent to retirement, in accordance with the provisions of section 127a of the act of June 3, 1916, as amended by the Set of June 1, 1920, and to the same pay and benefits received by other oflicers of the Army of like grade and length of service, on the retired list. Retired officers of the Army, Vavy, Marine Corps, Coast Gurd, and ('oast and Geodetic Survey below the grade of brigadier general or commodore and retired warrant officers and enlisted men of those services, shall, when on artive duty, receive full pay and allowances.

SEC. 19. That under such repuls tions as the President may prescribe, enlisted men of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, ind Coörst Guard may receive additional compensation not less than $1 or more than $5 per month, for special qualification in the use of the art of arms which they may be required to use. All laws and parts of laws authorizing extra pay for qualification in the use of arms or instruments, or for holding rated positions, except as otherwise specificall: provided herein, are hereby repealed, to take effect July 1, 1922.

Sec. 19. That cadets at the Military Academy and cadets and cadet engineers of the Coast Guard shall receive the same pay and allowances as are now or may hereafter be provided by law for mishipmen in the Navy.

Sec. 20. That all officers, warrant officers, and enlisted men of branches of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard, wie detailed to duty involving flying, shall receive the same increuse their pay and the same allowance for traveling expenses es 250 tuw authorized for the performance of like duties in the Army. Exclusive of the Army Air Service, and student aviators and qualified airrift pilots of the Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard, the number (! officers of any of the services mentioned in the title of this Act detailed to duty involving flying shall not at any one time exceed one half of 1 per centum of the total authorized commissioned strengti of such service. Regulations in execution of the provisions of this section shall be made by the President and shall be uniform for the services concerned.

Sec. 21. That nothing in this Act shall operate to change in any way existing laws, or regulations made in pursuance of law, governing pay and allowances of the General of the Armies, the enlisted men of the Philippine Scouts, Marine Band, Naval Academy Berd. Indian scouts, or flying cadets; nor the allowances in kind for rations, quarters, heat, and light for enlisted men; nor allowances in kind for quarters, heat, and light for officers and warrant officers; por allowances for private mounts for officers; nor transportation in kind for officers and warrant officers and enlisted men and their dependents; nor transportation and packing allowances for bagrige or household effects of officers and warrant officers and enlisted men roor additional pay for aides; nor extra pay to enlisted men serving 25 stenographic reporters, or employed as cooks or messmen, or mail clerks, or assistant mail clerks, or engaged in submarine diring or service on submarines; nor money allowances granted to enlistul men on account of awards of medals or decorations expressly autiinsized by Congress.

SEC. 22. That the provisions of this Act shall be effective bene ning July 1, 1922, and all laws and parts of laws which are incolitent herewith or in conflict with the provisions hereof are hereby repealed as of that date.

Approved, June 10, 1922.

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