22 U.S. Code § 2733 - Reemployment of annuitants under the Civil Service Retirement System and Federal Employees’ Retirement System
The Secretary of State may waive the application of section 8344 or 8468 of title 5on a case-by-case basis, for employment of an annuitant in a position in the Department of State for which there is exceptional difficulty in recruiting or retaining a qualified employee, or when a temporary emergency hiring need exists.
The Secretary should prescribe procedures for the exercise of any authority under subsection (a), including criteria for any exercise of authority and procedures for a delegation of authority.
Pub. L. 109–234, title I, § 1602(b)(1), June 15, 2006, 120 Stat. 441, which directed that this section be added at the end of title I of the Department of State Basic Authorities Act of 1956, was executed by adding this section at the end of title I of the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956, to reflect the probable intent of Congress.
2016—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 114–323 amended subsec. (a) generally. Prior to amendment, subsec. (a) related to authority of the Secretary of State to waive application of provisions of section 8344 or 8468 of title 5on a case-by-case basis for employment of certain annuitants to facilitate the assignment of persons to Iraq, Pakistan, and Afghanistan or to posts vacated by members of the Service assigned to Iraq, Pakistan, and Afghanistan and terminated the Secretary’s authority as of Oct. 1, 2010.
2009—Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 111–32 inserted “, Pakistan,” after “Iraq” in two places.
Subsec. (a)(2). Pub. L. 111–32 substituted “2010” for “2008”.
Extensions of the waiver authority of the Secretary of State under former subsec. (a) of this section (see 2016 Amendment note above) were contained in the following acts: