5 U.S. Code § 5112 - General authority of the Office of Personnel Management
(a) Notwithstanding section 5107 of this title, the Office of Personnel Management may—
(1) ascertain currently the facts as to the duties, responsibilities, and qualification requirements of a position;
(2) place in an appropriate class and grade a newly created position or a position coming initially under this chapter;
The Office shall certify to the agency concerned its action under paragraph (2) or (4) of this subsection. The agency shall act in accordance with the certificate, and the certificate is binding on all administrative, certifying, payroll, disbursing, and accounting officials.
Source(Pub. L. 89–554, Sept. 6, 1966, 80 Stat. 456; Pub. L. 95–454, title IX, § 906(a)(2), (3), (17),Oct. 13, 1978, 92 Stat. 1224, 1226.)
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|5 U.S.C. 1101.||Oct. 28, 1949, ch. 782, § 501, 63 Stat. 958.|
In subsection (a), the words “which may be exercised at any time in its discretion” are omitted as redundant. The words “is binding on all administrative, certifying, payroll, disbursing, and accounting officials” are substituted for “shall be binding on all administrative, certifying, payroll, disbursing, and accounting officers of the Government” to preserve the application to members of the uniformed services.
Standard changes are made to conform with the definitions applicable and the style of this title as outlined in the preface to the report.
1978—Pub. L. 95–454, § 906(a)(17), substituted “Office of Personnel Management” for “Civil Service Commission” in section catchline.
Subsecs. (a), (b). Pub. L. 95–454, § 906(a)(2), (3), substituted “Office of Personnel Management” and “Office” for “Civil Service Commission” and “Commission”, respectively, wherever appearing.
Effective Date of 1978 Amendment