(Mar. 31, 1947, ch. 26, § 6, 61 Stat. 32; Pub. L. 96–513, title V, § 507(c), Dec. 12, 1980, 94 Stat. 2919.)


Provisions of subsec. (a)(4) that authorized the Director to fix the compensation of officers and employees “with or without regard to the Classification Act of 1923, as amended: Provided, That the compensation of such persons shall not be in excess of that provided in said Act” were omitted as obsolete and superseded. Sections 1202 and 1204 of the Classification Act of 1949, 63 Stat. 972, 973, repealed the Classification Act of 1923 and all other laws or parts of laws inconsistent with the 1949 Act. The Classification Act of 1949 was repealed by Pub.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 51 and subchapter III of chapter 53 of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees. Section 5102 of Title 5 contains the applicability provisions of the 1949 Act, and section 5103 of Title 5 authorizes the Office of Personnel Management to determine the applicability to specific positions and employees.


1980—Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 96–513 substituted “Any officer of the Armed Forces” for “Any officer on the active or retired list of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard, or of any Reserve component thereof,” and “as such officer of the Armed Forces” for “as such officer in the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard or Reserve component thereof,”.

Effective Date of 1980 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 96–513 effective Sept. 15, 1981, see section 701 of Pub. L. 96–513, set out as a note under section 101 of Title 10, Armed Forces.

Transfer of Functions

Pursuant to Department of Defense Reorganization Order, Jan. 10, 1962, set out as a note under section 3036 of Title 10, Armed Forces, Office of Chief of Finance, United States Army, abolished and functions transferred to Secretary of the Army, with power in Secretary to delegate.

Reestablishment of Offices

For termination and reestablishment dates, see note set out preceding section 321 of this Appendix.