5 U.S.C.
United States Code, 2016 Edition
Title 5 - GOVERNMENT ORGANIZATION AND EMPLOYEES
PART III - EMPLOYEES
Subpart A - General Provisions
CHAPTER 21 - DEFINITIONS
Sec. 2103 - The excepted service
From the U.S. Government Publishing Office, www.gpo.gov

§2103. The excepted service

(a) For the purpose of this title, the "excepted service" consists of those civil service positions which are not in the competitive service or the Senior Executive Service.

(b) As used in other Acts of Congress, "unclassified civil service" or "unclassified service" means the "excepted service".

(Pub. L. 89–554, Sept. 6, 1966, 80 Stat. 408; Pub. L. 95–454, title IV, §401(c), Oct. 13, 1978, 92 Stat. 1154.)

Historical and Revision Notes

The section is supplied for convenience. The "excepted service" has come to mean all employees not in the competitive service, for whatever reason.

Amendments

1978—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 95–454 inserted reference to Senior Executive Service.

Effective Date of 1978 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 95–454 effective 9 months after Oct. 13, 1978, and congressional review of provisions of sections 401 through 412 of Pub. L. 95–454, see section 415 of Pub. L. 95–454, set out as an Effective Date note under section 3131 of this title.