5 U.S. Code § 8142 - Peace Corps volunteers
(a) For the purpose of this section, “volunteer” means—
(b) Subject to the provisions of this section, this subchapter applies to a volunteer, except that entitlement to disability compensation payments does not commence until the day after the date of termination of his service as a volunteer.
(c) For the purpose of this subchapter—
(2) a volunteer leader referred to by section 2505 of title 22, or a volunteer with one or more minor children as defined in section 2504 of title 22, is deemed receiving monthly pay at the minimum rate for GS–11;
(3) an injury suffered by a volunteer when he is outside the several States and the District of Columbia is deemed proximately caused by his employment, unless the injury or disease is—
(B) caused by the volunteer’s intention to bring about the injury or death of himself or of another; or
(4) the period of service of an individual as a volunteer includes—
Source(Pub. L. 89–554, Sept. 6, 1966, 80 Stat. 552; Pub. L. 90–83, § 1(64),Sept. 11, 1967, 81 Stat. 212; Pub. L. 93–416, § 23(b),Sept. 7, 1974, 88 Stat. 1150.)
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|22 U.S.C. 2504(d).||Sept. 22, 1961, Pub. L. 87–293, § 5(d), 75 Stat. 613.|
In subsection (b), the words “Subject to the provisions of this section” are added for clarity and to conform to the style of sections 8140 and 8141. The words “of the United States Government” are omitted as unnecessary in view of the definition of “employee” in section 8101 (1).
In subsection (c), the words “outside the several States, territories and possessions of the United States, and the District of Columbia” are substituted for “abroad” on authority of section 2522 (a), (b) of title 22. References to “the general schedule established by the Classification Act of 1949, as amended” are omitted as unnecessary.
Standard changes are made to conform with the definitions applicable and the style of this title as outlined in the preface to the report.1967 Act
Section 8142 of title 5 was derived from section 2504 (d) of title 22. This amendment reflects changes, effected by the act of Sept. 13, 1966, Public Law 89–572, section 4, 80 Stat. 765, in the definitions applicable to section 2504(d) by virtue of section 2522 (a), (b) of title 22.
1974—Subsec. (c)(2). Pub. L. 93–416inserted provision relating to a volunteer with one or more minor children.
Effective Date of 1974 Amendment