Franklin D. Roosevelt

Executive Order 7304—Appointment of Collectors of Cotton Statistics

February 27, 1936

By virtue of and pursuant to the authority vested in me by the provisions of paragraph Eighth of subdivision SECOND of section 2 of the Civil Service Act (22 Stat. 403, 404), Executive Order No. 6141, of May 23, 1933, amending schedule B of the civil-service rules, is hereby amended so as to permit the appointment under the provisions of paragraph 6, subdivision I, schedule A of the civil-service rules of any person employed by the Bureau of the Census, Department of Commerce, as collector of cotton statistics where the aggregate compensation is not more than $540 per annum.

This order is intended to have the effect of placing appointments to the positions involved within the terms of the above-mentioned provisions of the civil-service rules, which have existed for many years, governing similar part-time and intermittent employment in the Federal Government.

Signature of Franklin D. Roosevelt

The White House,
February 27, 1936.

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Executive Order 7304—Appointment of Collectors of Cotton Statistics Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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