PUBLIC LAW 87-293-SEPT. 22, 1961
[75 S T A T.
caused by willful misconduct of the volunteer or by the volunteer's intention to bring about the injury or death of himself or of another, or unless intoxication of the injured volunteer is the proximate cause of the injury or death, (e) Volunteers shall receive such health care during their service, and such health examinations and immunization preparatory to their service, as the President may deem necessary or appropriate. Subject to such conditions as the President may prescribe, such health care, examinations, and immunization may be provided for volunteers in any facility of any agency of the United States Government, and in such cases the appropriation for maintaining and operating such facility shall be reimbursed from appropriations available under this Act. (f)(1) Any period of satisfactory service of a volunteer under this Act shall be credited in connection with subsequent employment in the same manner as a like period of civilian employment by the United States Government— (A) for the purposes of the Civil Service Retirement Act, as 70 Stat. 736. amended (5 U.S.C. 2251, et seq.), section 852(a)(1) of the For74 Stat. 844. eigu Service Act of 1946, as amended (22 U.S.C. 1092(a)(1)), and every other Act establishing a retirement system for civilian employees of any United States Government agency; and (B) except as otherwise determined by the President, for the purposes of determining seniority, reduction in force, and layoff rights, leave entitlement, and other rights and privileges based upon length of service under the laws administered by 22 USC so^i^note ^^^^ Civil Service Commission, the Foreign Service Act of 1946, and every other Act establishing or governing terms and conditions of service of civilian employees of the United States Government: Provided, That service of a volunteer shall not be credited toward completion of any probationary or trial period or completion of any service requirement for career appointment. (2) For the purposes of paragraph (1)(A) of this subsection, volunteers and volunteer leaders shall be deemed to be receiving compensation during their service at the respective rates of termination payments payable under sections 5(c) and 6(1) of this Act. (g) The President may detail or assign volunteers or otherwise make them available to any entity referred to in paragraph (1) of section 10(a) on such terms and conditions as he may determine: Provided, however, That any volunteer so detailed or assigned shall continue to be entitled to the allowances, benefits and privileges of volunteers authorized under or pursuant to this Act. (h) Volunteers shall be deemed employees of the United States 2680 ^d * 2 6 7 1- Government for the purposes of the Federal Tort Claims Act and any ^ an no es. Q^j^gj. Federal tort liability statute, and for the purposes of section 1 of the Act of June 4, 1920 (41 Stat. 750), as amended (22 U.S.C. 214). (i) The service of a volunteer may be terminated at any time at the pleasure of the President. (j) Upon enrollment in the Peace Corps, every volunteer shall take the oath prescribed for persons appointed to any office of honor or profit by section 175Y of the Revised Statutes of the United States, as amended (5 U.S.C. 16), and shall swear (or affirm) that he does not advocate the overthrow of our constitutional form of government in the United States, and that he is not a member of an organization that advocates the overthrow of our constitutional form of government in the United States, knowing that such organization so advocates.