Executive Order—Amendments of Civil-Service Rules: United States Civil Service Commission
Washington, D. C.
Clause 2 of Departmental Rule VIII is hereby amended by inserting after the letter "d" in parentheses in line 2 the following: "until after absolute appointment and," and by striking out all after the word "transferred" in line 4 to and including the word "made" in line 7; so that as amended the clause will read:
2. No person may be transferred as herein authorized, except as provided in section I, clause (d),until after absolute appointment and until the Commission shall have certified to the officer making the transfer requisition that the person whom it is proposed to transfer has passed an examination to test fitness for the place to which he is to be transferred: Provided , That no person who has been appointed from the copyist register shall be transferred to a place the salary of which is more than $900 per annum until one year after appointment.
Washington , August 19, 1893.
The above amendments to clause 2 of Departmental Rule VIII and said rule as so amended are hereby approved.
Grover Cleveland, Executive Order—Amendments of Civil-Service Rules: United States Civil Service Commission Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/205498