(a)A preference eligible who has been separated or furloughed without delinquency or misconduct, on request, is entitled to have his name placed on appropriate registers and employment lists for every position for which his qualifications have been established, in the order named by section
3313 of this title. This subsection applies to registers and employment lists maintained by the Office of Personnel Management, an Executive agency, or the government of the District of Columbia.
(b)The Office may declare a preference eligible who has been separated or furloughed without pay under section
7512 of this title to be entitled to the benefits of subsection (a) of this section.
In subsection (a), the term “Executive agency” is substituted for “any agency or project of the Federal Government” on authority of former section
869. The last 28 words of the 1st sentence of former section
864 relating to recertification and reappointment are omitted since under sections
3318(a) certification and appointment follow from placing on registers.
Standard changes are made to conform with the definitions applicable and the style of this title as outlined in the preface to the report.
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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