22 U.S. Code § 2512 - Experts and consultants

§ 2512.
Experts and consultants
(a) Employment; compensation, travel expenses and per diem; renewal of contracts

Experts and consultants or organizations thereof may, as authorized by section 3109 of title 5, be employed by the President for the performance of functions under this chapter, and individuals so employed may be compensated at rates not in excess of the per diem equivalent of the highest rate payable under section 5332 of title 5, and while away from their homes or regular places of business, they may be paid actual travel expenses and per diem in lieu of subsistence and other expenses at the applicable rate prescribed in the Standardized Government Travel Regulations, as amended from time to time, while so employed:

, That contracts for such employment may be renewed annually.

(b) Exemption from restrictions upon receipt of retirement benefits

Service of an individual as a member of the Council authorized to be established by section 2511 [1] of this title or as an expert or consultant under subsection (a) of this section shall not be considered as employment or holding of office or position bringing such individual within the provisions of sections 3323(b) and 8344 of title 5, section 4064 of this title, or any other law limiting the reemployment of retired officers or employees or governing the simultaneous receipt of compensation and retired pay or annuities.

[1]  See References in Text note below.
References in Text

This chapter, referred to in subsec. (a), was in the original “this Act”, meaning Pub. L. 87–293, Sept. 22, 1961, 75 Stat. 612, as amended, known as the Peace Corps Act. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 2501 of this title and Tables.

Section 2511 of this title, referred to in subsec. (b), was repealed by Pub. L. 92–352, title IV, § 403, July 13, 1972, 86 Stat. 495.


2001—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 107–107 struck out “, subject to section 5532 of title 5” before period at end.

1980—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 96–465 substituted “section 4064 of this title” for “section 1112 of this title”.

1970—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 91–352, § 6(a), substituted “section 3109 of title 5” for “section 55a of title 5” and “the per diem equivalent of the highest rate payable under section 5332 of title 5” for “$75 per diem”.

Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 91–352, § 6(b), substituted “sections 3323(b) and 8344 of title 5” and “section 5532 of title 5” for “section 2263 of title 5” and “section 3102 of title 5”, respectively.

1964—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 88–448 struck out provisions providing that such service shall not be considered as employment or holding of office or position bringing such individual within the provisions of section 59a of title 5, and inserted “, subject to section 3102 of title 5”.

1963—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 88–200, § 6(a), substituted “President” for “Peace Corps”.

Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 88–200, § 6(b), struck out provisions for exemption from conflict-of-interest laws and restrictions upon receipt of compensation.

Effective Date of 1980 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 96–465 effective Feb. 15, 1981, except as otherwise provided, see section 2403 of Pub. L. 96–465, set out as an Effective Date note under section 3901 of this title.

Effective Date of 1964 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 88–448 effective on first day of first month which begins later than ninetieth day following Aug. 19, 1964, see Pub. L. 88–448, title IV, § 403, Aug. 19, 1964, 78 Stat. 496.

Delegation of Functions

Functions of President under this section delegated to Director of Peace Corps by section 1–103 of Ex. Ord. No. 12137, May 16, 1979, 44 F.R. 29023, eff. May 16, 1979, set out as a note under section 2501 of this title.

Peace Corps National Advisory Council

Abolition of Peace Corps National Advisory Council, see section 2511 of this title.

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