Historical and Revision Notes
Revised Statutes and
Statutes at Large
5 U.S.C. 854 (less 1st 2 sentences).
June 27, 1944, ch. 287, § 5 (less 1st 2 sentences), 58 Stat. 388.
The prohibition is restated in positive form. The words “The Civil Service Commission or other examining agency” are added because these are the only agencies to which the prohibition could apply.
Standard changes are made to conform with the definitions applicable and the style of this title as outlined in the preface to the report.
1978—Pub. L. 95–454 substituted “Office of Personnel Management” and “Office” for “Civil Service Commission” and “Commission”, respectively, wherever appearing.
Amendment by Pub. L. 95–454 effective 90 days after