The head of each agency referred to under paragraphs (1) and (2) of section 901(b) of title 31 shall appoint or designate a Chief Human Capital Officer, who shall—
(1) advise and assist the head of the agency and other agency officials in carrying out the agency's responsibilities for selecting, developing, training, and managing a high-quality, productive workforce in accordance with merit system principles;
(2) implement the rules and regulations of the President and the Office of Personnel Management and the laws governing the civil service within the agency; and
(3) carry out such functions as the primary duty of the Chief Human Capital Officer.
(Added Pub. L. 107–296, title XIII, §1302(a), Nov. 25, 2002, 116 Stat. 2287.)
Chapter effective 180 days after Nov. 25, 2002, see section 1305 of Pub. L. 107–296, set out as an Effective Date of 2002 Amendment note under section 1103 of this title.
Pub. L. 107–296, title XIII, §1303, Nov. 25, 2002, 116 Stat. 2288, provided that:
"(1) the Director of the Office of Personnel Management, who shall act as chairperson of the Council;
"(2) the Deputy Director for Management of the Office of Management and Budget, who shall act as vice chairperson of the Council; and
"(3) the Chief Human Capital Officers of Executive departments and any other members who are designated by the Director of the Office of Personnel Management.