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22 U.S. Code § 2521a - Nonpartisan appointments

In carrying out this chapter, no political test or political qualification may be used in—
selecting any person for enrollment as a volunteer or for appointment to a position at, or for assignment to (or for employment for assignment to), a duty station located abroad, or
promoting or taking any other action with respect to any volunteer or any person assigned to such a duty station.
Editorial Notes
References in Text

This chapter, referred to in text, was in the original “this Act”, meaning Pub. L. 87–293, Sept. 22, 1961, 75 Stat. 612, 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.

Prior Provisions

A prior section 25 of Pub. L. 87–293 was renumbered section 26 and is classified to section 2522 of this title.

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Effective Date

Section effective Oct. 1, 1985, see section 1301 of Pub. L. 99–83, set out as an Effective Date of 1985 Amendment note under section 2151–1 of this title.