Executive Order 8300—AMENDMENT OF SECTION 2(b) OF CIVIL SERVICE RULE VII
EXECUTIVE ORDER 8300
AMENDMENT OF SECTION 2(b) OF CIVIL SERVICE RULE VII
December 12, 1939
By virtue of the authority vested in me by the Civil Service Act (22 Stat. 403) and by section 1753 of the Revised Statutes of the United States (U.S.C., title 5, sec. 631), it is ordered that the first sentence of the first paragraph of section 2(b) of Civil Service Rule VII be, and it is hereby, amended to read as follows:
'(b) Selections.--The nominating or appointing officer shall make selections for the first vacancy from not more than the highest three persons certified, or from the register, with sole reference to merit and fitness, unless objection shall be made and sustained by the Commission, to one or more of the persons certified, for any of the reasons stated in Rule V, section 3, or in the case of highly confidential positions in the State, War, and Navy Departments for such other reasons as may be approved by the Commission.'
FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT
THE WHITE HOUSE,
December 12, 1939.
Exec. Order No. 8300, 4 FR 4847, 1939 WL 4043 (Pres.)
Franklin D. Roosevelt, Executive Order 8300—AMENDMENT OF SECTION 2(b) OF CIVIL SERVICE RULE VII Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/210813