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Executive Order—Amendments of Civil Service Rules

May 13, 1896

The civil-service rules are hereby amended as follows:

Rule III, clause 2 (a), is amended by adding after the words "the light-house service" the words "the life-saving service."

Paragraph (b) of the same rule and clause is amended by striking out after the words "who are in the service of the Treasury Department in any capacity" the words "except those in the life-saying service."

Approved:

GROVER CLEVELAND.

Grover Cleveland, Executive Order—Amendments of Civil Service Rules Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/205661

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