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Executive Order 11946—White House Fellowships

October 25, 1976

By virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and statutes of the United States of America, and as President of the United States of America, Executive Order No. 11183 of October 3, 1964, as amended, is hereby further amended as follows:

SECTION 1. Paragraph (5) of subsection 2(b) is amended to read:

"(5) Are not, on the date on which they apply or at any time between the date of application and the beginning of service as a White House Fellow, employed in, or receiving any salary or wage as compensation for, the performance of a Federal function under authority of law or Executive act; except that, this exclusion shall not apply to regular-members of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps or Coast Guard, nor shall it apply to a "special Government employee" as defined in Section 202 of Title 18 of the United States Code, nor shall it apply to an independent contractor or employee thereof.".

SEC. 2. Section 3 is amended to read:

"SEC. 3. White House Fellows. White House Fellows will be appointed to serve for 12 months, beginning on September 1 of the year in which they are selected, and shall be assigned to serve on the White House staff, in the Executive Office of the President, in the office of the Vice President, in the offices of members of the Cabinet, or in the offices of such other Executive Branch officials as shall, from time to time, be designated by the President and the Commission.".


The White House,

October 25, 1976.

Gerald R. Ford, Executive Order 11946—White House Fellowships Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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