42 U.S. Code § 12620 - Status of Corps members and Corps personnel under Federal law

§ 12620.
Status of Corps members and Corps personnel under Federal law
(a) In general

Except as otherwise provided in this section, members of the National Civilian Community Corps shall not, by reason of their status as such members, be considered Federal employees or be subject to the provisions of law relating to Federal employment.

(b) Work-related injuries
(1) In general

For purposes of subchapter I of chapter 81 of title 5

(2) Special rule

In the application of the provisions of subchapter I of chapter 81 of title 5

(c) Tort claims procedure

A member of the Corps shall be considered an employee of the United States for purposes of chapter 171 of title 28

Codification

Section was formerly classified to section 12653i of this title prior to renumbering by Pub. L. 103–82, § 104(b).

Prior Provisions

A prior section 160 of Pub. L. 101–610 was classified to section 12611 of this title prior to repeal by Pub. L. 103–82, § 104(a).

Amendments

2009—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 111–13 inserted “National” before “Civilian Community Corps”.

Effective Date of 2009 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 111–13 effective Oct. 1, 2009, see section 6101(a) of Pub. L. 111–13, set out as a note under section 4950 of this title.

 

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