Executive Order 127

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Signed by President  William McKinley  Friday, March 16, 1900
Amends Executive Order 89, May 6, 1896. Amended by Executive Order 129, April 17, 1900.

Rule X, section 4, is hereby amended by striking out the proviso thereof and substituting therefor the following:

Provided, That a person holding a position which is excepted, but which he was holding at the time of its classification, or which he entered in accordance with the provisions of these rules at a time when said position was subject to competitive examination, and has since served continuously therein, or a person holding a position which is excepted, but which he entered prior to the President's order of November 2, 1894,[1] and has since served continuously therein, may, subject to the other conditions and provisions of this rule, be transferred to a position not excepted.


The section as amended shall read as follows:

  1. Transfer shall not be made from an excepted position to a position not excepted: Provided, That a person holding a position which is excepted, but which he was holding at the time of its classification, or which he entered in accordance with the provisions of these rules at a time when said position was subject to competitive examination, and has since served continuously therein, or a person holding a position which is excepted, but which he entered prior to the President's order of November 2, 1894,[1] and has since served continuously therein, may, subject to the other conditions and provisions of this rule, be transferred to a position not excepted.


Approved.

Signature of William McKinley
William McKinley.

Executive Mansion,

March 16, 1900.


Notes[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Executive Order 35 through Executive Order 50 were all issued on November 2, 1894; each section was later given separate executive order numbers even if on the same physical document, so this may be referring to any or all of them.


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