References in Text
Level IV of the Executive Schedule, referred to in subsec. (f), is set out under section 5315 of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.
The Federal Advisory Committee Act, referred to in subsec. (h), is Pub. L. 92–463, Oct. 6, 1972, 86 Stat. 770, which is set out in the Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.
The provisions of title 5 relating to the competitive service, referred to in subsec. (i), are classified generally to section 3301 et seq. of Title 5.
2004—Subsec. (f). Pub. L. 108–203 amended heading and text of subsec. (f) generally. Prior to amendment, text read as follows: “Members of the Board shall serve without compensation, except that, while serving on business of the Board away from their homes or regular places of business, members may be allowed travel expenses, including per diem in lieu of subsistence, as authorized by section 5703 of title 5 for persons in the Government employed intermittently.”
1999—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 106–169 substituted “subchapter II, the program of special benefits for certain World War II veterans under subchapter VIII,” for “subchapter II” in introductory provisions.
1997—Subsec. (i). Pub. L. 105–33 struck out “, and three professional staff members one of whom shall be appointed from among individuals approved by the members of the Board who are not members of the political party represented by the majority of the Board,” after “Staff Director” and “clerical” after “provide adequate”.
1996—Subsec. (i). Pub. L. 104–121 inserted “, and three professional staff members one of whom shall be appointed from among individuals approved by the members of the Board who are not members of the political party represented by the majority of the Board,” after “Staff Director”.
1994—Pub. L. 103–296 amended section generally. Prior to amendment, section read as follows: “The Secretary is authorized to appoint and fix the compensation of such officers and employees, and to make such expenditures, as may be necessary for carrying out his functions under this chapter. Appointments of attorneys and experts may be made without regard to the civil-service laws.”
1984—Pub. L. 98–369 substituted “Secretary” for “Administrator”.
1950—Act Aug. 28, 1950, substituted “Administrator” for “Board” and “his” for “its”.
Effective Date of 2004 Amendment
Pub. L. 108–203, title IV, § 417(b), Mar. 2, 2004, 118 Stat. 531, provided that:
“The amendment made by this section [amending this section] shall be effective as of January 1, 2003.”
Effective Date of 1997 Amendment
Pub. L. 105–33, title V, § 5528, Aug. 5, 1997, 111 Stat. 625, provided that:
Except as provided in this section, the amendments made by this chapter [chapter 2 (§§ 5521–5528) of subtitle F of title V of Pub. L. 105–33
, amending this section, sections 1310, 1382, 1382c, 1382d, and 1383 of this title, and provisions set out as a note under section 1382 of this title
and repealing provisions set out as notes under sections 425 and 1382 of this title] shall take effect as if included in the enactment of title II of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 (Public Law 104–193
; 110 Stat. 2185
“(c)Section 5525 Amendments.—
The repeals made by section 5525(c)
[repealing provisions set out as notes under sections 425
of this title] shall take effect on the date of the enactment of this Act [Aug. 5, 1997