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Executive Order 11589--Delegating to the Office of Personnel Management certain authorities of the President under the Intergovernmental Personnel Act of 1970 and the Federal Civil Defense Act of 1950

Source: The provisions of Executive Order 11589 of Apr. 1, 1971, appear at 36 FR 6343, 3 CFR, 1971-1975 Comp., p. 557, unless otherwise noted.

By virtue of the authority vested in me by section 301 of title 3 of the United States Code, and as President of the United States, it is ordered as follows:

Section 1. The Office of Personnel Management is hereby designated and empowered to exercise, without the approval, ratification, or other action of the President, the following:
(a) The authority of the President under section 3376 of title 5 of the United States Code to prescribe regulations for the administration of subchapter VI, "Assignments to and from States," of Chapter 33 of that title.
(b) The authority of the President under section 205(a)(4) of the Federal Civil Defense Act of 1950, as amended (50 U.S.C. App. 2286(a)(4)) and as affected by Reorganization Plan No. 1 of 1958 (72 Stat. 1799), relating to the establishment and maintenance of personnel standards on the merit basis.

[Title and sec. 1 amended by Executive Order 12107 of Dec. 28, 1978, 44 FR 1055, 3 CFR, 1978 Comp., p. 264]

Sec. 2. To the extent that section 1(b) of this order is inconsistent with the provisions of Executive Order No. 10952 of July 20, 1961, as amended, section 1(b) shall control.