An affiliation bonus payable pursuant to an agreement under this section to an eligible officer accrues on the date on which the person is assigned to a unit or position in the Selected Reserve pursuant to such agreement. An accession bonus payable to a person pursuant to an agreement under this section accrues on the date on affiliation bonus that agreement is accepted by the Secretary concerned. An agreement entered into with the Secretary concerned under this section shall require the person entering into that agreement to serve in the Selected Reserve for a specified period.
20,000 that the Secretary concerned determines appropriate. Upon acceptance of a written agreement by the Secretary concerned under this section, the total amount of the bonus payable under the agreement becomes fixed. The agreement shall specify whether the bonus is to be paid in one lump sum or in installments. Relation to Other Accession Bonus Authority.