Editorial Notes

2013—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 112–239, § 2851(a), inserted at end “In calculating the number of members to be reduced, the Secretary shall take into consideration both direct reductions and indirect reductions.”

Subsec. (b)(1) to (3). Pub. L. 112–239, § 2851(b), added pars. (1) and (2) and struck out former pars. (1) to (3), which read as follows:

“(1) the Secretary of Defense or the Secretary of the military department concerned notifies the Committees on Armed Services of the Senate and the House of Representatives of the proposed reduction and the number of personnel assignments affected;

“(2) submits a justification for the reduction and an evaluation of the local strategic and operational impact of such reduction; and

“(3) a period of 21 days has expired following submission of the notice and evaluation required under this subsection, or if sooner, a period of 14 days has expired following the date on which an electronic version of the notice and justification has been submitted to such committees.”

Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 112–239, § 2851(c), added subsec. (d).

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Notification of Necessary Assessments or Studies

Pub. L. 113–66, div. A, title X, § 1074(b), Dec. 26, 2013, 127 Stat. 870, provided that: “The Secretary of the Army, when making a congressional notification in accordance with section 993 of title 10, United States Code, shall include the Secretary’s assessment of whether or not the changes covered by the notification require an Environmental Assessment or Environmental Impact Statement in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), and, if an assessment or study is required, the plan for conducting such assessment or study.”