Public Papers of Jimmy Carter, 1979

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Author: Jimmy Carter  | Date: March 15, 1979

Competitive Status for
Handicapped Federal Employees Executive Order 12125.
March 15, 1979

By the authority vested in me as President of the United States of America by Sections 3301 and 3302 of Title 5 of the United States Code, and in order to permit severely physically handicapped and mentally retarded individuals to obtain civil service competitive status, Civil Service Rule 3.1 (5 CFR 3.1) is hereby amended by adding the following new subsection:

"(b) Upon recommendation by the employing agency, and subject to such requirements as the Office of Personnel Management may prescribe, the following classes of handicapped employees may acquire competitive status without competitive examination:

"( 1 ) A severely physically handicapped employee who completes at least two years of satisfactory service in a position excepted from the competitive service.

"(2) A mentally retarded employee who completes at least two years of satisfactory service in a position excepted from the competitive service."
JIMMY CARTER
The White House,

March 15, 1979.

[Filed with the Office of the Federal Register, 2:23 p.m., March 16, 1979]

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Chicago: Jimmy Carter, "Competitive Status for Handicapped Federal Employees Executive Order 12125.," Public Papers of Jimmy Carter, 1979 in Federal Register Division. National Archives and Records Service, Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States, Jimmy Carter, 1979 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1956-), Pp.2300-2302 Original Sources, accessed January 20, 2019, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=PBFB4MIYNT9EW6J.

MLA: Carter, Jimmy. "Competitive Status for Handicapped Federal Employees Executive Order 12125." Public Papers of Jimmy Carter, 1979, in Federal Register Division. National Archives and Records Service, Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States, Jimmy Carter, 1979 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1956-), Pp.2300-2302, Original Sources. 20 Jan. 2019. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=PBFB4MIYNT9EW6J.

Harvard: Carter, J, 'Competitive Status for Handicapped Federal Employees Executive Order 12125.' in Public Papers of Jimmy Carter, 1979. cited in , Federal Register Division. National Archives and Records Service, Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States, Jimmy Carter, 1979 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1956-), Pp.2300-2302. Original Sources, retrieved 20 January 2019, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=PBFB4MIYNT9EW6J.