Executive Order

July 03, 1902

In the exercise of power vested in the President by the Constitution and of the authority given to him by the seventeen hundred and fifty-third section of the Revised Statutes, it is hereby ordered that appointments of all unclassified laborers in and under the several Executive Departments and independent offices shall be made in accordance with regulations to be approved and promulgated by the heads of the several Departments and offices and the Civil Service Commission; such regulations to be in full force and effect on and after the date of their promulgation.


Theodore Roosevelt, Executive Order Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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