1 See References in Text note below.
of title 5.
Editorial Notes
References in Text

Section 5703 of title 5, referred to in subsec. (j), was amended generally by Pub. L. 94–22, § 4, May 19, 1975, 89 Stat. 85, and, as so amended, does not contain a subsec. (b).


2008—Pub. L. 110–315, § 921(b)(1)(A), substituted “(b)(4)” for “(b)(5)” wherever appearing.

Subsec. (e)(5). Pub. L. 110–315, § 921(b)(1)(B), added par. (5).

1998—Subsec. (b)(3). Pub. L. 105–277, § 1225(c)(1), redesignated par. (4) as (3) and struck out former par. (3) which read as follows: “The Director of the Arms Control and Disarmament Agency (or if the Director so designates, another officer of that Agency who was appointed with the advice and consent of the Senate).”

Subsec. (b)(4), (5). Pub. L. 105–277, § 1225(c)(1)(B), (C), redesignated par. (5) as (4) and substituted “Twelve” for “Eleven”. Former par. (4) redesignated (3).

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Change of Name

Committee on Labor and Human Resources of Senate changed to Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions of Senate by Senate Resolution No. 20, One Hundred Sixth Congress, Jan. 19, 1999.

Effective Date of 2008 Amendment

Pub. L. 110–315, title IX, § 921(b)(2), Aug. 14, 2008, 122 Stat. 3456, provided that:

“The amendments made by paragraph (1) [amending this section] shall take effect as if enacted on June 1, 2007, and shall apply to any member of the Board of Directors of the Institute of Peace confirmed by the Senate and sworn in as a member of the Board of Directors on or after such date.”

Effective Date of 1998 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 105–277 effective Apr. 1, 1999, see section 1201 of Pub. L. 105–277, set out as an Effective Date note under section 6511 of this title.

References in Other Laws to GS–16, 17, or 18 Pay Rates

References in laws to the rates of pay for GS–16, 17, or 18, or to maximum rates of pay under the General Schedule, to be considered references to rates payable under specified sections of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees, see section 529 [title I, § 101(c)(1)] of Pub. L. 101–509, set out in a note under section 5376 of Title 5.