44 U.S. Code § 2302. Authority of the Board; seal; services; bylaws; rules; regulations; employees
The laws governing appointments in the civil service, referred to in par. (4), are set out in Title 5, Government Organization and Employees. See, particularly, section 3301 et seq. of Title 5.
1984—Pub. L. 98–497 amended section generally. Prior to amendment, section read as follows: “In carrying out the purposes of this chapter, the Board may—
“(1) adopt an official seal, which shall be judicially noticed;
“(2) appoint, or authorize the Chairman to appoint, without regard to the civil-service laws, necessary employees, and fix their duties; and
“(3) adopt bylaws, rules, and regulations necessary for the administration of its functions under this chapter.”