4 U.S. Code § 142 - Appointment of experts

For the purpose of carrying on the work prescribed by section 141 of this title, the Archivist, without regard to the Classification Act of 1949 and the civil service laws and regulations thereunder, may engage the services, either in or outside of the District of Columbia, of not to exceed five historical experts who are especially informed on the various phases of the territorial history of the United States and are especially qualified for the editorial work necessary in arranging such territorial papers for publication.


(Added Oct. 31, 1951, ch. 655, § 12,65 Stat. 714; amended Pub. L. 98–497, title I, § 107(f),Oct. 19, 1984, 98 Stat. 2292.)
References in Text

The Classification Act of 1949, referred to in text, is act Oct. 28, 1949, ch. 782, 63 Stat. 954, which was repealed by Pub. L. 89–554, § 8(a),Sept. 6, 1966, 80 Stat. 632, and reenacted by the first section thereof as chapter 51 and subchapter III of chapter 53 of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.

1984—Pub. L. 98–497substituted “Archivist” for “Administrator”.
Effective Date of 1984 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 98–497effective Apr. 1, 1985, see section 301 ofPub. L. 98–497, set out as a note under section 2102 of Title 44, Public Printing and Documents.
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See note preceding section 141 of this title.

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