42 U.S. Code § 5612 - Personnel

§ 5612.
Personnel
(a) Selection; employment; compensation

The Administrator is authorized to select, employ, and fix the compensation of such officers and employees, including attorneys, as are necessary to perform the functions vested in the Administrator and to prescribe their functions.

(b) Special personnel

The Administrator is authorized to select, appoint, and employ not to exceed three officers and to fix their compensation at rates not to exceed the rate now or hereafter payable under section 5376 of title 5.

(c) Personnel from other agencies

Upon the request of the Administrator, the head of any Federal agency is authorized to detail, on a reimbursable basis, any of its personnel to the Administrator to assist the Administrator in carrying out the functions of the Administrator under this subchapter.

(d) Experts and consultants

The Administrator may obtain services as authorized by section 3109 of title 5, at rates not to exceed the rate now or hereafter payable under section 5376 of title 5.

Amendments

2002—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 107–273 substituted “payable under section 5376” for “prescribed for GS–18 of the General Schedule by section 5332”.

1992—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 102–586, § 2(b)(1), which directed the substitution of “payable under section 5376” for “prescribes for GS–18 of the General Schedule by section 5332”, could not be executed because the phrase “prescribes for GS–18 of the General Schedule by section 5332” did not appear in text.

Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 102–586, § 2(b)(2), substituted “subchapter” for “chapter”.

Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 102–586, § 2(b)(3), substituted “payable under section 5376” for “prescribed for GS–18 of the General Schedule by section 5332”.

1984—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 98–473, § 621(a), substituted “the Administrator” for “him” before “and to prescribe”.

Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 98–473, § 621(b), substituted “the Administrator” for “him” before “in carrying out” and “the functions of the Administrator” for “his functions”.

1980—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 96–509, § 19(c)(1), substituted “Administrator” for “Associate Administrator”.

Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 96–509, § 19(c)(2), substituted “title 5” for “title I” after “section 5332 of”.

1977—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 95–115 substituted “Associate” for “Assistant”.

Effective Date of 2002 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 107–273 effective on the first day of the first fiscal year that begins after Nov. 2, 2002, and applicable only with respect to fiscal years beginning on or after the first day of the first fiscal year that begins after Nov. 2, 2002, see section 12223 of Pub. L. 107–273, as amended, set out as a note under section 5601 of this title.

Effective Date of 1984 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 98–473 effective Oct. 12, 1984, see section 670(a) of Pub. L. 98–473, set out as a note under section 5601 of this title.

Effective Date of 1977 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 95–115 effective Oct. 1, 1977, see section 263(c) of Pub. L. 93–415, as added by Pub. L. 95–115, set out as a note under section 5601 of this title.

 

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