(a)The Office of Personnel Management shall hold examinations for the competitive service at least twice a year in each State and territory or possession of the United States where there are individuals to be examined.
(b)The Office shall hold an examination for a position to which an appointment has been made within the preceding 3 years, on the application of an individual who qualifies as a preference eligible under section
2108(3)(C)–(G) of this title. The examination shall be held during the quarter following the application.
Jan. 16, 1883, ch. 27, § 3 (last 24 words of 6th sentence), 22 Stat. 404.
5 U.S.C. 859.
June 27, 1944, ch. 287, § 10, 58 Stat. 390.
Jan. 19, 1948, ch. 1, § 3, 62 Stat. 3.
Dec. 27, 1950, ch. 1151, § 2(b), 64 Stat. 1117.
Standard changes are made to conform with the definitions applicable and the style of this title as outlined in the preface to the report.
This section amends various sections [§§ 3305,
3318] of title 5, United States Code, to reflect the redesignation of paragraphs (3)(B) through (F) of section
2108 of title
5 as paragraphs (3)(C) through (G) by section 1(6) of this bill.
1979—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 96–54, § 2(a)(14), substituted “Office of Personnel Management” for “Civil Service Commission”.
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 96–54, § 2(a)(15), substituted “Office” for “Commission”.
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