(a) The Secretary of Defense may pay an allowance under this section to any civilian employee of the Defense Intelligence Agency who—
(1) is assigned to a Defense Attaché Office outside the United States; and
(2) is required by regulation to wear a prescribed uniform in performance of official duties.
(b) Notwithstanding section 5901(a) of title 5, the amount of any such allowance shall be the greater of the following:
(1) The amount provided for employees of the Department of State assigned to positions outside the United States and required by regulation to wear a prescribed uniform in performance of official duties.
(2) The maximum allowance provided under section 1593(b) of this title.
(c) An allowance paid under this section shall be treated in the same manner as is provided in subsection (c) of section 5901 of title 5 for an allowance paid under that section.
(Added Pub. L. 100–178, title VI, §601(a), Dec. 2, 1987, 101 Stat. 1015, §1606; amended Pub. L. 101–189, div. A, title III, §336(b), Nov. 29, 1989, 103 Stat. 1419; renumbered §1622, Pub. L. 104–201, div. A, title XVI, §1632(a)(2), Sept. 23, 1996, 110 Stat. 2745.)
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