United States Code
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Lump-sum payment for accumulated and accrued leave on entering active duty; election
An employee as defined by section 2105 of this title or an individual employed by a territory or possession of the United States or the government of the District of Columbia who enters on active duty in the armed forces is entitled to—
receive, in addition to his pay and allowances from the armed forces, a lump-sum payment for accumulated and current accrued annual or vacation leave in accordance with section 5551 of this title; or
elect to have the leave remain to his credit until his return from active duty.
cite as: 5 USC 5552