An Act To enact title 5, United States Code, "Government Organization and Employees," codifying the general and permanent laws relating to the organization of the Government of the United States and to its civilian officers and employees

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A chapter on life insurance within this Act sets forth definitions of "employee." The definition does not include a noncitizen employee whose permanent duty station is outside the United States. The legislative purpose in enacting sections 1-6 of this Act is to restate, without substantive change, the laws replaced by those sections on the effective date of this Act. Laws effective after June 30, 1965, that are inconsistent with the Act are considered as superseding it to the extent of the inconsistency. A reference to a law replaced by sections 1-6 of this Act, including a reference in a regulation, order, or other law, is deemed to refer to the corresponding provision enacted by this Act. A schedule of laws repealed is provided and includes: An Act of July 2, 1940, ch. 516, 54 Stat. 724, section 3; An Act of Oct. 28, 1949, ch. 782, 63 Stat. 971-72, sections 1101, 1103-07; and An Act of Sept. 23, 1959, Pub. L. No. 86-379, 73 Stat. 702.


Smithsonian Legal Documents

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  • 80 Stat. 378
  • Title 48, Territories and Insular Possessions
  • Public Law

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Statutes at Large

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80 Stat. 378 (1966); Pub. L. No. 89-554 (Book)

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Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,


  • 1967
  • 09/06/1966


  • Labor laws and legislation
  • Repeal of legislation
  • Law
  • Officials and employees
  • Codification
  • Foreign workers
  • Alien labor
  • Alien labor certification
  • Law--Codification


Public Law

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Number of pages: 7; Page Numbers: 378, 592, 631-32, 650, 655, 660

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