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Executive Order 9979--Prescribing portions of the Selective Service regulations and authorizing the Director of Selective Service to perform certain functions of the President under the Selective Service Act of 1948

Source: The provisions of Executive Order 9979 of July 20, 1948, appear at 13 FR 4117, 3 CFR, 1943-1948 Comp., p. 713, unless otherwise noted.

By virtue of the authority vested in me by title I of the Selective Service Act of 1948, approved June 24, 1948, it is ordered as follows:

The Director of Selective Service is hereby authorized to appoint, and to fix, in accordance with the Classification Act of 1923, as amended, the compensation of, State Directors of Selective Service and to appoint members of local boards, members of appeal boards, medical advisors to the State Directors of Selective Service, medical advisors to the local boards, government appeal agents, and associate government appeal agents provided for in Part 604, Selective Service Officers, of the Selective Service Regulations.

[EO 9979 amended by EO 12608 of Sept. 9, 1987, 52 FR 34617, 3 CFR, 1987 Comp., p. 245]