[USC03] 16 USC 1726: Living allowances and terms of service
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16 USC 1726: Living allowances and terms of service Text contains those laws in effect on September 20, 2017
From Title 16-CONSERVATIONCHAPTER 37-YOUTH CONSERVATION CORPS AND PUBLIC LANDS CORPSSUBCHAPTER II-PUBLIC LANDS CORPS

§1726. Living allowances and terms of service

(a) Living allowances

The Secretary shall provide each participant in the Public Lands Corps and each resource assistant with a living allowance in an amount established by the Secretary.

(b) Terms of service

Each participant in the Corps and each resource assistant shall agree to participate in the Corps or serve as a resource assistant, as the case may be, for such term of service as may be established by the Secretary enrolling or selecting the individual.

(c) Hiring

The Secretary may-

(1) grant to a member of the Public Lands Corps credit for time served with the Public Lands Corps, which may be used toward future Federal hiring; and

(2) provide to a former member of the Public Lands Corps noncompetitive hiring status for a period of not more than 2 years after the date on which the member's service with the Public Lands Corps is complete.

(Pub. L. 91–378, title II, §207, as added Pub. L. 103–82, title I, §105(6), Sept. 21, 1993, 107 Stat. 852 ; amended Pub. L. 109–154, §2(e), Dec. 30, 2005, 119 Stat. 2892 ; Pub. L. 114–289, title III, §302(3), Dec. 16, 2016, 130 Stat. 1487.)

Amendments

2016-Subsec. (c)(2). Pub. L. 114–289 substituted "2 years" for "120 days".

2005-Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 109–154, §2(e)(1), added subsec. (a) and struck out heading and text of former subsec. (a). Text read as follows: "The Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture shall provide each participant in the Public Lands Corps and each resource assistant with a living allowance in an amount not to exceed the maximum living allowance authorized by section 140(a)(3) of the National and Community Service Act of 1990 for participants in a national service program assisted under subtitle C of title I of such Act."

Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 109–154, §2(e)(2), added subsec. (c).