5 U.S. Code § 4302 - Establishment of performance appraisal systems
(a) Each agency shall develop one or more performance appraisal systems which—
(b) Under regulations which the Office of Personnel Management shall prescribe, each performance appraisal system shall provide for—
(1) establishing performance standards which will, to the maximum extent feasible, permit the accurate evaluation of job performance on the basis of objective criteria (which may include the extent of courtesy demonstrated to the public) related to the job in question for each employee or position under the system;
(2) as soon as practicable, but not later than October 1, 1981, with respect to initial appraisal periods, and thereafter at the beginning of each following appraisal period, communicating to each employee the performance standards and the critical elements of the employee’s position;
Source(Pub. L. 89–554, Sept. 6, 1966, 80 Stat. 440; Pub. L. 95–454, title II, § 203(a),Oct. 13, 1978, 92 Stat. 1132; Pub. L. 102–378, § 2(18),Oct. 2, 1992, 106 Stat. 1347; Pub. L. 106–398, § 1 [[div. A], title XI, § 1104], Oct. 30, 2000, 114 Stat. 1654, 1654A–311.)
|Derivation||U.S. Code||Revised Statutes and Statutes at Large|
|5 U.S.C. 2002.||Sept. 30, 1950, ch. 1123, § 3, 64 Stat. 1098.|
Standard changes are made to conform with the definitions applicable and the style of this title as outlined in the preface to the report.
2000—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 106–398added subsec. (c).
1992—Subsec. (a)(3). Pub. L. 102–378substituted a period for semicolon at end.
1978—Pub. L. 95–454substituted “Establishment of performance appraisal systems” for “Performance-rating plans; establishment of” in section catchline and in text substituted provisions relating to the establishment of a performance appraisal system, for provisions relating to the establishment of performance-rating plans.
Effective Date of 1978 Amendment