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Executive Order 5171—Amending Schedule A and Schedule B of the Civil Service Rules

August 08, 1929

Paragraph 1, Subdivision II, of Schedule A, which excepts from the requirement of examination in the State Department:

"Officers to aid in important drafting work" is hereby revoked.

The following-named persons now holding excepted positions as officers to aid in important drafting work but whose duties are in fact of a classified competitive character, are hereby given a classified competitive status:

William H. Beck
Harry R. Young
Carlton B. Savage
Emerson B. Christie
Samuel W. Boggs
Joseph V. Fuller
Yale O. Millington
Hugh S. Cumming, Jr.
Eliot B. Coulter
Edward C. Wynne.

Schedule B of Positions which may be filled upon noncompetitive examination under the civil service rules, is hereby amended by the addition of a new Subdivision as follows:

X. State Department.

1. Specialists in foreign relations, political, economic and financial, whose proposed compensation is $3,200 or more, and whose training and experience along the lines of their proposed duties meet the standard minimum qualifications set up in open competitive examinations for positions in the professional service for corresponding grades.

The Civil Service Commission concurs with the Department of State in recommending these amendments.

Signature of Herbert Hoover

The White House,
August 8, 1929.

Herbert Hoover, Executive Order 5171—Amending Schedule A and Schedule B of the Civil Service Rules Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/360870

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