(a) In General.— Notwithstanding any other provision of law, any individual holding or applying for a position within the Transportation Security Administration shall be covered by—
(1)the provisions of section
2302(b)(1), (8), and (9);
(2)any provision of law implementing section
2302(b)(1), (8), or (9) by providing any right or remedy available to an employee or applicant for employment in the civil service; and
(3)any rule or regulation prescribed under any provision of law referred to in paragraph (1) or (2).
(b) Rule of Construction.— Nothing in this section shall be construed to affect any rights, apart from those described in subsection (a), to which an individual described in subsection (a) might otherwise be entitled under law.
If requested by either House of the Congress (or any committee thereof), or if considered necessary by the Comptroller General, the Government Accountability Office shall conduct audits and reviews to assure compliance with the laws, rules, and regulations governing employment in the executive branch and in the competitive service and to assess the effectiveness and soundness of Federal personnel management.
2004—Pub. L. 108–271substituted “Government Accountability Office” for “General Accounting Office” in section catchline and text.
1995—Pub. L. 104–66struck out subsec. (a) designation before “If requested by” and struck out subsec. (b) which read as follows: “The General Accounting Office shall prepare and submit an annual report to the President and the Congress on the activities of the Merit Systems Protection Board and the Office of Personnel Management. The report shall include a description of—
“(1) significant actions taken by the Board to carry out its functions under this title; and
“(2) significant actions of the Office of Personnel Management, including an analysis of whether or not the actions of the Office are in accord with merit system principles and free from prohibited personnel practices.”
1992—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 102–378substituted “The” for “the” at beginning of first sentence.
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