5 U.S.C. § 3305 Competitive Service; Examinations; When Held

LibraryUnited States Statutes
Edition2023 Edition
CurrencyCurrent through P.L. 118-19 (published on www.congress.gov on 10/06/2023)

(a) The Office of Personnel Management shall hold examinations for the competitive service at least twice a year in each State and territory or possession of the United States where there are individuals to be examined.

(b) The Office shall hold an examination for a position to which an appointment has been made within the preceding 3 years, on the application of an individual who qualifies as a preference eligible under section 2108(3)(C)-(G) of this title. The examination shall be held during the quarter following the application.

<TABLE> <TR><TD colspan="3">HISTORICAL AND REVISION NOTES 1966 ACT</TD> </TR> <TR> <TD>Derivation</TD> <TD>U.S. Code</TD> <TD>Revised Statutes and <para>Statutes at Large</para> </TD> </TR> <TR> <TD>(a)</TD> <TD> <codecitation statecd="US" datatype="S" title="5">5 U.S.C. <codesec>635</codesec></codecitation> (last 24 words of 6th sentence).</TD> <TD>Jan. 16, 1883, ch. 27, §3 (last 24 words of 6th sentence), 22 Stat. 404.</TD> </TR> <TR> <TD>(b)</TD> <TD> <codecitation statecd="US" datatype="S" title="5">5 U.S.C. <codesec>859</codesec></codecitation>.</TD> <TD>June 27, 1944, ch. 287, §10, 58 Stat. 390. <para>Jan. 19, 1948, ch. 1, §3, 62 Stat. 3.</para> <para>Dec. 27, 1950, ch. 1151, §2(b), 64 Stat. 1117.</para> </TD> </TR> </TABLE>

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