Editorial Notes

1988—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 100–702 inserted at end “A law clerk appointed under this section shall be exempt from the provisions of subchapter I of chapter 63 of title 5, unless specifically included by the appointing judge or by local rule of court.”

1986—Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 99–554, § 103, added subsec. (d).

Subsecs. (e), (f). Pub. L. 99–554, §§ 142, 144(a), added subsecs. (e) and (f).

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Effective Date of 1986 Amendment

Amendment by section 103 of Pub. L. 99–554 effective Oct. 27, 1986, and amendment by sections 142 and 144 of Pub. L. 99–554 effective 30 days after Oct. 27, 1986, see section 302(a), (b) of Pub. L. 99–554, set out as a note under section 581 of this title.