5 U.S. Code § 5109 - Positions classified by statute

(a) The position held by an employee of the Department of Agriculture while he, under section 450d of title 7, is designated and vested with a delegated regulatory function or part thereof shall be classified in accordance with this chapter, but not lower than GS–14.
(b)
(1) The position held by a fully experienced and qualified railroad safety inspector of the Department of Transportation shall be classified in accordance with this chapter, but not lower than GS–12.
(2) The position held by a railroad safety specialist of the Department shall be classified in accordance with this chapter, but not lower than GS–13.

Source

(Pub. L. 89–554, Sept. 6, 1966, 80 Stat. 455; Pub. L. 91–34, § 2(b),June 30, 1969, 83 Stat. 41; Pub. L. 93–406, title II, § 1051(b)(1),Sept. 2, 1974, 88 Stat. 951; Pub. L. 95–454, title IX, § 906(b),Oct. 13, 1978, 92 Stat. 1226; Pub. L. 99–514, § 2,Oct. 22, 1986, 100 Stat. 2095; Pub. L. 101–509, title V, § 529 [title I, § 101(b)(9)(G)], Nov. 5, 1990, 104 Stat. 1427, 1441; Pub. L. 103–272, § 4(b)(1),July 5, 1994, 108 Stat. 1361; Pub. L. 105–206, title I, § 1102(e)(2),July 22, 1998, 112 Stat. 704.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Derivation U.S. Code Revised Statutes and Statutes at Large
(a) 5 U.S.C. 516b (3d sentence). Apr. 4, 1940, ch. 75, § 2 (3d sentence), 54 Stat. 81.
(b) 5 U.S.C. 3013(a) (10th through 24th words of 1st sentence, and 2d sentence). Sept. 28, 1959, Pub. L. 86–382, § 14(a) (10th through 24th words of 1st sentence, and 2d sentence), 73 Stat. 716.
(c) 40 U.S.C. 193w. Sept. 23, 1959, Pub. L. 86–379, § 1, 73 Stat. 702.

In subsection (a), the words “section 450d of title 7” are substituted for “this section” to reflect the scheduled transfer of former section 516b to title 7.
In subsection (c), the words “Notwithstanding any other law” were omitted as unnecessary.
Standard changes are made to conform with the definitions applicable and the style of this title as outlined in the preface to the report.
Amendments

1998—Subsecs. (b), (c). Pub. L. 105–206redesignated subsec. (c) as (b) and struck out former subsec. (b) which read as follows: “The position held by the employee appointed under section 7802(b) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 shall be considered a position classified above GS–15 pursuant to section 5108.”
1994—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 103–272added subsec. (c).
1990—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 101–509substituted “shall be considered a position classified above GS–15 pursuant to section 5108” for “is classified at GS–18, and is in addition to the number of positions authorized by section 5108 (a) of this title”.
1986—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 99–514substituted “Internal Revenue Code of 1986” for “Internal Revenue Code of 1954”.
1978—Subsecs. (b), (c). Pub. L. 95–454, § 906(b), redesignatedsubsec. (c) as (b). Former subsec. (b), which related to classification of position held by an employee appointed under section 1104 (a)(2) of this title, was struck out.
1974—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 93–406added subsec. (c). A prior subsec. (c) was repealed by Pub. L. 91–34.
1969—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 91–34repealed subsec. (c) provisions classifying positions on National Zoological Park police force authorized pursuant to section 193n of title 40.
Effective Date of 1990 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 101–509effective on such date as the President shall determine, but not earlier than 90 days, and not later than 180 days, after Nov. 5, 1990, see section 529 [title III, § 305] of Pub. L. 101–509, set out as a note under section 5301 of this title.
Effective Date of 1978 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 95–454effective 90 days after Oct. 13, 1978, see section 907 ofPub. L. 95–454, set out as a note under section 1101 of this title.
Effective Date of 1974 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 93–406effective on 90th day after Sept. 2, 1974, see section 1051(d) ofPub. L. 93–406, set out as a note under section 7802 of Title 26, Internal Revenue Code.
Effective Date of 1969 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 91–34effective at beginning of first pay period which commences on or after June 30, 1969, see section 3(a) ofPub. L. 91–34, set out as an Effective Date note under section 5375 of this title.
Reduction of Basic Pay Rate

Rate of basic pay not to be reduced by reason of enactment of Pub. L. 91–34, which amended this section, see section 3(b) ofPub. L. 91–34, set out as a note under section 5365 of this title.

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