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[74 Stat. 848]
[74 Stat. 848]
PUBLIC LAW 86-000—MMMM. DD, 1960

848 Reinstatement.

E X i s t i ng rul e s and regulations.

Restriction on certain separations.

Ante, p. 836. Effective dates.

PUBLIC LAW-723-SEPT. 8, 1960

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SEC. 53. Any person who occupies a position in the Department of State to which he was appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, at the time that he was an active Foreign Service officer, and who while holding this position has retired for age as a Foreign Service officer, and who on the effective date of this section, continues to hold such position is hereby reinstated, effective as of the date of such retirement, to active status as a Foreign Service officer and shall be entitled to all the provisions of the Foreign Service Act of 1946, as amended, as though he had never retired. SEC. 54. Notwithstanding the provisions of this Act, existing rules and regulations of or applicable to the Foreign Service of the United States shall remain in effect until revoked or rescinded or until modified or superseded by regulations made in accordance with the provisions of the Foreign Service Act of 1946, as amended by this Act, unless clearly,inconsistent with the provisions of this Act or the provisions so amended. SEC. 55. Notwithstanding any other provisions of law, any Foreign Service staff officer who accepted an appointment as a Foreign Service Reserve officer in the Department of State during the period beginning September 1, 1958, and ending December 31, 1958, both dates inclusive, shall not be separated from the Foreign Service before the expiration of his original appointment as a Foreign Service Reserve officer, except as authorized by section 637 of the Foreign Service Act of 1946, as amended. SEC. 56. (a) The provisions of this Act shall become effective as of the first day of the first pay period which begins more than thirty days after the date of enactment of this Act, except as provided in paragraph (b), (c), (d), and (e) of this section, and except as otherwise provided in the text of this Act. (b)(1) The provisions of paragraph (c)(1) of section 803 of the Foreign Service Act of 1946, as amended by section 31(b) of this Act, shall become effective on the first day of the first month which begins more than one year after the date of enactment of this Act, except that any Foreign Service staff officer or employee, who at the time this Act becomes effective meets the requirements for participation in the Foreign Service Retirement and Disability System, may elect to become a participant in the System before the mandatory provisions become effective. Such Foreign Service staff officers and employees shall become participants effective on the first day of the second month following the date of their application for earlier participation. (2) The provisions of paragraph (c)(2) of section 803 of the Foreign Service Act of 1946, as amended by section 31(b) of this Act, shall become effective on the first day of the first month which begins more than three years after the date of enactment of this Act. (c) The amendment made by section 33 of this Act, with respect to a contribution to the Foreign Service Retirement and Disability Fund to be made by the Department, shall become effective July 1, 1961. (d) The amendment made by section 41 of this Act shall take effect on the first day of the first month which begins more than thirty days after the date of enactment of this Act. (e) The amendment made by section 51 of this Act shall be effective with respect to taxable years ending after the date of enactment of this Act. Approved September 8, 1960.