See References in Text note below.
to males only.
Editorial Notes
References in Text

The Military Selective Service Act, referred to in subsec. (a)(3)(B), is act June 24, 1948, ch. 625, 62 Stat. 604, which was classified principally to section 451 et seq. of the former Appendix to Title 50, War and National Defense, prior to editorial reclassification and renumbering as chapter 49 (§ 3801 et seq.) of Title 50. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Tables.

Prior Provisions

A prior section 652, added Pub. L. 95–485, title IV, § 405(d)(1), Oct. 20, 1978, 92 Stat. 1616, related to Ready Reserve requirement of notification of change of status, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 103–337, div. A, title XVI, §§ 1661(a)(3)(A), 1691, Oct. 5, 1994, 108 Stat. 2980, 3026, effective Dec. 1, 1994. See section 10205 of this title.

Provisions similar to those in this section were contained in Pub. L. 103–160, div. A, title V, § 542, Nov. 30, 1993, 107 Stat. 1659, which was set out as a note under section 113 of this title, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 109–163, § 541(c).


2018—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 115–232 substituted “section 8225” for “section 6035”.

2015—Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 114–92, § 524(a)(1), substituted “not less than 30 calendar days before such change is implemented” for “before any such change is implemented” and struck out at end “Such a change may then be implemented only after the end of a period of 30 days of continuous session of Congress (excluding any day on which either House of Congress is not in session) following the date on which the report is received.”

Subsec. (a)(5). Pub. L. 114–92, § 524(a)(2), struck out par. (5) which read as follows: “For purposes of this subsection, the continuity of a session of Congress is broken only by an adjournment of the Congress sine die.”

Subsec. (b)(1). Pub. L. 114–92, § 524(b), inserted “calendar” before “days”.

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Effective Date of 2018 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 115–232 effective Feb. 1, 2019, with provision for the coordination of amendments and special rule for certain redesignations, see section 800 of Pub. L. 115–232, set out as a note preceding section 3001 of this title.