Executive Order 5662—Exception from Examination of Cooperative Employees Enforcing the Plant Quarantine Act, Department of Agriculture
Schedule A of positions excepted from examination under the civil-service rules is hereby amended, in Subdivision IX, Department of Agriculture, by the addition to the first paragraph of a new clause (i), to read as follows:
(i) Inspectors, scouts, trap tenders, truck drivers, and operators of mechanical equipment, such as sprayers, burners, plows, and rakes, employed temporarily in the field in cooperation with the various States in connection with the enforcement of the Plant Quarantine Act. They shall serve only so long as absolutely required and in no case beyond 180 days in any one year. The name of the employee, designation, rate of pay, and place of employment shall be shown in the periodical reports of changes; and in addition the aggregate individual service rendered and the distribution of such service during the year shall be shown in the report of changes at the end of each year or when the employee is separated from the service.
The White House,
July 1, 1931.
Herbert Hoover, Executive Order 5662—Exception from Examination of Cooperative Employees Enforcing the Plant Quarantine Act, Department of Agriculture Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/361254