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PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 919-NOV. 26 , 1940 44T.S.C.§40. 22U.S.C.§3; Supp. V, § 3. 53 Stat. 561,1431. 5U.S.C., Supp.V, §§ 133-133r, 133t (note). 22 U. S. C. §§23a- 23e; Supp. V , § 23c. 53 Stat. 561 , 1431. 5U.S.C., Supp.V, §§133-133r, 133t (note). 19U. S.C. §.6a-6d. 8 .S.C.1§109. 42 Stat. 1488. 5U. S .C . §§ 661-674; Supp. V, § 673, 673c. No racial, etc., dis- crimination. Authority of Presi- dent to exclude desig- nated offices or posi- tions. Survey, the compensation of which is fixed under an Act of Congress approved June 10, 1922 (42 Stat. 625), as amended; (v) Offices or positions in the Government Printing Office the compensation of which is fixed under an Act of Congress approved June 7,1924 (43 Stat. 658); (vi) Offices or positions of foreign-service officers in the Foreign Service of the United States the compensation of which is fixed under an Act of Congress approved May 24, 1924 (43 Stat. 140), as amended, including those offices and positions trans- ferred under the provisions of the Act of Congress approved April 3, 1939, to the Department of State by part 1, section 1, of Reorganization Plan Numbered II, effective July 1, 1939; (vii) Offices or positions of clerks in the Foreign Service of the United States the compensation of which is fixed under an Act of Congress approved February 23, 1931 (46 Stat. 1207), including those offices and positions transferred under the pro- visions of the Act of Congress approved April 3, 1939, to the Department of State by part 1, section 1, of Reorganization Plan Numbered II, effective July 1, 1939; (viii) Offices or positions of verifiers-openers-packers, clerks, guards, inspectors, station inspectors, and laborers in the Customs Service of the Treasury Department the compensation of which is fixed under an Act of Congress approved May 29, 1928 (45 Stat. 955), as amended: (ix) Offices or positions of inspectors in the Immigration and Naturalization Service of the Department of Labor the compen- sation of which is fixed under an Act of Congress approved May 29, 1928 (45 Stat. 954), as amended; (x) Offices or positions the duties of which are to serve as an officer or member of the crew of a vessel, except that the President may by Executive order extend the provisions of the Classifica- tion Act of 1923, as amended, to offices or positions in the Bureau of Lighthouses; (xi) Offices or positions the duties of which are to perform the work of an apprentice, helper, or journeyman in a recognized trade or craft, or other skilled mechanical craft, or the work of an unskilled, semiskilled, or skilled laborer, except that when- ever such offices or positions involve work in the regular custody, operation, or maintenance of a Government building, or other Government property, or work which is subordinate, incidental, or preparatory to work of a professional, scientific, or technical character, the President, upon a finding that the characteristics and working conditions of such offices or positions render them substantially the same as comparable offices or positions in the District of Columbia included within the Classification Act of 1923, as amended, may by Executive order extend the provisions of such Act to include them; and (xii) Offices or positions in the Tennessee Valley Authority. (e) In carrying out the provisions of this title, and the provisions of the Classification Act of 1923, as amended, there shall be no discrimina- tion against any person, or with respect to the position held by any person, on account of race, creed, or color. SEC. 4 . The President is authorized, after suitable investigation by the Commission, which shall include consultation with representatives of the heads of executive departments and independent agencies, in or under the jurisdiction of which the offices or positions hereinafter desig- nated are located, and upon a finding that such action is necessary to the more efficient operation of the Government, to exclude, by Executive 1214 [54 STAT.