Executive Order 12026—Energy Department Employees
REINSTATEMENT RIGHTS OF CERTAIN EMPLOYEES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY
By virtue of the authority vested in me by Sections 3301 and 3302 of Title 5 of the United States Code, and as President of the United States of America, the service of an employee of the Atomic Energy Commission or of the Energy Research and Development Administration pursuant to a Regular or Regular (Conditional) appointment, other than such service in an attorney position, who was transferred to the Department of Energy pursuant to the Department of Energy Organization Act (91 Stat. 565; 42 U.S.C. 7101 et seq.) shall be considered as Career or Career-Conditional service, respectively, for purposes of eligibility for reinstatement in the competitive Civil Service.
The White House,
December 5, 1977.
[Filed with the Office of the Federal Register, 3:58 p.m., December 5, 1977]
Jimmy Carter, Executive Order 12026—Energy Department Employees Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/242921