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[75 Stat. 616]
[75 Stat. 616]
PUBLIC LAW 87-000—MMMM. DD, 1961

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PUBLIC LAW 87-293-SEPT. 22, 1961

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the rates provided for persons appointed to the Foreign Service Reserve and Staff under the Foreign Service Act of 1946, as 60 Stat. 999. amended (22 U.S.C. 801 et seq.), together with allowances and benefits thereunder; and persons so employed or assigned shall be entitled, except to the extent that the President may specify otherwise in cases in which the period of the employment or assignment exceeds thirty months, to the same benefits as are 22 USC 928,807. provided by section 528 of that Act for persons appointed to the Foreign Service Reserve, and the provisions of section 1005 of that Act shall apply in the case of such persons, except that policymaking officials shall not be subject to that part of section 1005 which prohibits political tests; (2) utilize such authority, including authority to appoint and assign persons for the duration of operations under this Act, contained in the Foreign Service Act of 1946, as amended, as the President deems necessary to carry out functions under this Act. Such provisions of the Foreign Service Act of 1946 as the President deems appropriate shall apply to persons appointed or assigned under this paragraph, including in all cases, the provisions of section 528 of that Act: Provided, however, That the President may by regulation make exceptions to the application of section 528 in cases in which the period of the appointment of assignment exceeds thirty months: Provided further, That Foreign Service ReserA^e officers appointed or assigned pursuant to this paragraph shall receive within-class salary increases in accordance with such regulations as the President may prescribe; and (3) specify which of the allowances and differentials authorized by title II of the Overseas Differentials and Allowances Act 74 Stat. 793. (5 U.S.C. 3031 et seq.) may be granted to any person employed, appointed or assigned under this subsection (c) and may determine the rates thereof not to exceed those otherwise granted to employees under that Act. (d) The President is authorized to prescribe by regulation standards or other criteria for maintaining adequate performance levels for persons appointed or assigned pursuant to subsection (c)(2) of this section and section 527(c)(2) of the Mutual Security Act of s ^^ 36°** ^^^' "^^ 1954, as amended, and may, notwithstanding any other law, separate 22 USC 1787. persons who fail to meet such standards or other criteria, and also may grant such persons severance benefits of one month's salary for each year of service, but not to exceed one year's salary at the then current salary rate of such persons. (e) In each country or area in which volunteers serve abroad, the President may appoint an employee or a volunteer as a Peace Corps representative to have direction of other employees of the Peace Corps abroad and to oversee the activities carried on under this Act in such country or area. Unless a representative is a volunteer, the compensation, allowances and benefits, and other terms and conditions of service of each such representative, shall be the same as those of a person appointed or assigned pursuant to paragraph (1) or (2) of subsection (c) of this section, except that any such representative may, notwithstanding any provision of law, be removed by the President in his discretion. VOLUNTEER

TRAINING

SEC. 8. (a) The President shall make provision for such training as he deems appropriate for each applicant for enrollment as a volunteer and each enrolled volunteer. All of the provisions of this Act applicable respectively to volunteers and volunteer leaders shall be applicable to applicants for enrollment as such during any period of training