PUBLIC LAW 8 6 - 7 2 3 - S E P T. 8, 1960
"COMPENSATION PI^VNS FOR ALIEN EMPLOYEES
60 Stat. 1007. 22 USC 901 et seq.
"SEC. 444. (a) The Secretary shall, in accordance with such regulations as he may prescribe, establish compensation plans for alien employees of the Service: Provided, That such compensation plans shall be based upon prevailinjr wago rates and compensation practices for corresponding types of positions in the locality, to the extent consistent with the public interest. "(b) For the purpose of performing functions abroad, other Government agencies are authorized to administer alien employee programs in accordance with the applicable provisions of this Act.-' SEC. 7. Title V of such Act is amended by adding at the beginning thereof the following new section: "POLICY
22 USC 911. eiass 7 or 8 appointments.
22 USC 912.
22 USC 915.
Recall to duty.
Annuitants. Remployment. Post, p. 835.
"SEC. 500. I t is the policy of the Congress that chiefs of mission and Foreign Service officers appointed or assigned to serve the United States in foreign countries shall have, to the maximum practicable extent, among their qualifications, a useful knowledge of the principal language or dialect of the country in which they are to serve, and knowledge and understanding of the history, the culture, the economic and political institutions, and the interests of such country and its people." SEC. 8. (a) The heading to section 516 of such Act is amended to read as follows: "ADMISSION TO CLASS 7 OR S". (b) Section 516 of such Act is amended by striking out "SEC. 516." and inserting in lieu thereof "SEC. 516. (a) " and by adding at the end thereof a new paragraph (b) which shall read as follows: " (b) The Secretary may furnish the President with the names of those persons who have passed such examinations and are eligible for appointment as Foreign Service officers of class 8, whom he recommends for appointment directly to class 7 when in his opinion, their age, experience, or other qualifications make such an appointment appropriate," SEC. 9. (a) Section 517 of such Act is amended by striking out the words "A person who has not served in class 8" which appear at the beginning of the first sentence, and inserting in place thereof the following: "A person who has not been appointed as a Foreign Service officer in accordance with section 516 of this Act". (b) Section 517 of such Act is further amended by striking out the second and third sentences of such section. SEC. 10. (a) The heading to section 520 of such Act is amended by striking out the phrase "REINSTATEMENT AND RECALL" and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "REAPPOINTMENT, RECALL, OR REEMPLOYMENT". (b) The first sentence of paragraph (a) of section 520 of such Act is amended by inserting a period after the word "Service" where it appears for the third time, and by striking out the remainder of that sentence. (c) Paragraph (b) of section 520 of such Act is amended to read as follows: " (b) The Secretary may recall any retired Foreign Service officer temporarily to duty in the Service whenever he shall determine such recall is in the public interest." (d) Section 520 of such Act is further amended by adding at the end thereof a new paragraph (c) which shall read as follows: "(c) Notwithstanding the provisions of title 5, United States Code, section 62, and title 5, I%ited States Code, section 7l5a, a Foreign Service officer heretofore or hereafter retired under the provisions of section 631 or 632 or a Foreign Service staff officer or employee here-