Executive Order 9961

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By virtue of the authority vested in me by section 1753 of the Revised Statutes of the United States and the Civil Service Act of January 16, 1883 (22 Stat. 403), and as President of the United States, it is ordered that the last sentence of section 01.2(c) of Executive Order No. 9830 of February 24, 1947, entitled ‘‘Amending the Civil Service Rules and Providing for Federal Personnel Administration,’’ be, and it is hereby, amended to read as follows:

‘‘The Commission shall also determine the applicability, in general and in specific cases, of the reemployment provisions of (1) section 8 of the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940 (54 Stat. 890) as amended (50 U.S.C. App. 308), to persons who left the Federal service to serve in the armed forces of the United States, and (2) section 2 of the act of June 23, 1943, 57 Stat. 162, as amended (50 U.S.C. App. 1472), to persons who left the Federal service to serve in the merchant marine; and the Commission may issue such regulations or instructions as it may deem necessary or appropriate for carrying out the said reemployment provisions.’’

Signature of Harry S. Truman
Harry S. Truman
The White House,
May 19, 1948.


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