Provisions which authorized the appointment and fixing of compensation of attorneys, engineers, and experts “without regard to the provisions of the civil service laws applicable to officers and employees of the United States” were omitted from the Code as obsolete and superseded. Such appointments are now subject to the civil service laws unless specifically excepted by those laws or by laws enacted subsequent to Executive Order 8743, Apr. 23, 1941, issued by the President pursuant to act Nov. 26, 1940, ch. 919, title I, § 1,54 Stat. 1211
, which covered most excepted positions into the classified (competitive) civil service. The Order is set out as a note under section
, Government Organization and Employees. As to the compensation of such personnel, sections 1202 and 1204 of the Classification Act of 1949, 63 Stat. 972
, 973, repealed the Classification Act of 1923 and all other laws or parts of laws inconsistent with the 1949 Act. The Classification Act of 1949 was repealed by Pub. L. 89–554
, Sept. 6, 1966, § 8(a),80 Stat. 632
, and reenacted as chapter
now contains the applicability provisions of the 1949 Act, and section
authorizes the Office of Personnel Management to determine the applicability to specific positions and employees.
1994—Pub. L. 103–354
substituted “Secretary” for “Administrator” in two places.
1949—Act Oct. 28, 1949, inserted “title I,” in credit of act May 20, 1936.