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5 U.S. Code § 4506 - Regulations

The Office of Personnel Management shall prescribe regulations and instructions under which the awards programs set forth by this subchapter shall be carried out.

Historical and Revision Notes


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5 U.S.C. 2121 (1st 29 words).

Sept. 1, 1954, ch. 1208, § 302 (1st 29 words), 68 Stat. 1112.

Standard changes are made to conform with the definitions applicable and the style of this title as outlined in the preface to the report.

Editorial Notes

2001—Pub. L. 107–67 substituted “the awards programs” for “the agency awards program”.

1981—Pub. L. 97–35 substituted “subchapter” for “chapter”.

1978—Pub. L. 95–454 substituted “Office of Personnel Management shall” for “Civil Service Commission may”.

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Effective Date of 2001 Amendment

Pub. L. 107–67, title VI, § 641(d), Nov. 12, 2001, 115 Stat. 555, provided that:

“The amendments made by this section [enacting section 4507a of this title and amending this section] shall take effect for awards granted in 2003.”
Effective Date of 1981 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 97–35 effective Oct. 1, 1981, see section 1703(c) of Pub. L. 97–35, set out as a note under section 4501 of this title.

Effective Date of 1978 Amendment

Pub. L. 95–454, title V, § 504(a), Oct. 13, 1978, 92 Stat. 1184, provided that amendment by Pub. L. 95–454 was effective on first day of first applicable pay period which began on or after Oct. 1, 1981, except it could take effect with respect to any category or categories of positions before such day to extent prescribed by Director of Office of Personnel Management.