5 U.S. Code § 6331 - Definitions

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For the purpose of this subchapter—
(1) the term “employee” means an employee as defined by section 6301 (2), excluding an individual employed by the government of the District of Columbia;
(2) the term “leave recipient” means an employee whose application to receive donations of leave under this subchapter is approved;
(3) the term “leave donor” means an employee whose application to make 1 or more donations of leave under this subchapter is approved; and
(4) the term “medical emergency” means a medical condition of an employee or a family member of such employee that is likely to require the prolonged absence of such employee from duty and to result in a substantial loss of income to such employee because of the unavailability of paid leave (disregarding any advanced leave).

Source

(Added Pub. L. 100–566, § 2(a),Oct. 31, 1988, 102 Stat. 2834; amended Pub. L. 103–103, § 3,Oct. 8, 1993, 107 Stat. 1022.)
Amendments

1993—Par. (4). Pub. L. 103–103inserted “the term” after par. designation and inserted before period at end “(disregarding any advanced leave)”.
Effective Date of 1993 Amendment

Pub. L. 103–103, § 6,Oct. 8, 1993, 107 Stat. 1024, provided that: “Except as provided in section 2 [enacting and repealing provisions set out as notes under this section], this Act [amending this section and sections 6337, 6361, 6362, and 6373 of this title and enacting provisions set out as a note under section 6301 of this title] and the amendments made by this Act shall take effect as of the 120th day after the date of the enactment of this Act [Oct. 8, 1993] or such earlier date as the Office of Personnel Management may by regulation prescribe.”
Repeals

Pub. L. 100–566, § 2(d),Oct. 31, 1988, 102 Stat. 2844, which provided for the repeal of subchapters III (§ 6331 et seq.) and IV (§ 6361 et seq.) of this chapter effective 5 years after Oct. 31, 1988, and which also contained savings provisions for continued availability of certain leave as if such program had not been terminated, was repealed by Pub. L. 103–103, § 2,Oct. 8, 1993, 107 Stat. 1022, effective Oct. 30, 1993.
[Pub. L. 103–103, § 2,Oct. 8, 1993, 107 Stat. 1022, provided that the repeal made by that section is effective Oct. 30, 1993.]
Implementation of Leave Transfer and Leave Bank Programs

Pub. L. 100–566, § 2(c),Oct. 31, 1988, 102 Stat. 2844, provided that:
“(1) No later than 3 months after the date of the enactment of this Act [Oct. 31, 1988], the Office of Personnel Management shall prescribe regulations to implement leave transfer programs pursuant to the amendments made by this Act [see Short Title of 1988 Amendment note set out under section 6301 of this title].
“(2) No later than 6 months after the date of the enactment of this Act—
“(A) the head of each agency involved under sections 6332 and 6339 of title 5, United States Code, shall establish and begin operating a leave transfer program in accordance with applicable provisions of subchapter III of chapter 63 of title 5, United States Code, and applicable regulations prescribed by the Office; and
“(B) the Office of Personnel Management shall prescribe regulations to implement leave bank programs pursuant to the amendments made by this Act.
“(3) No later than 9 months after the date of the enactment of this Act, the head of each agency involved under section 6362 of title 5, United States Code, shall establish and begin operating a leave bank in accordance with subchapter IV of chapter 63 of title 5, United States Code, and applicable regulations prescribed by the Office.”
Report to Congress

Pub. L. 100–566, § 2(e),Oct. 31, 1988, 102 Stat. 2845, provided that:
“(1)(A) Within 2 years after the date of the enactment of this Act [Oct. 31, 1988] and again no later than 6 months before the scheduled termination date of any program under subchapter III or subchapter IV of chapter 63 of title 5, United States Code (excluding any program under sections 6339 and 6372 of such chapter) the Office of Personnel Management shall submit a written report to the Congress with respect to the operations of such programs.
“(B) The Office of Personnel Management may require agencies to maintain such records and to provide such information as the Office may need to carry out subparagraph (A).
“(2) The excepted agencies that establish programs under sections 6339 and 6372 of title 5, United States Code, shall report to the Congress on the operation of such programs within 2 years after the date of the enactment of this Act and again no later than 6 months before the scheduled termination of any such programs.”
Continuation of Temporary Leave Transfer Programs

Pub. L. 100–566, § 2(f),Oct. 31, 1988, 102 Stat. 2845, provided that: “Any temporary program allowing for transfers of leave among officers or employees of the Federal Government may, if such program is being implemented with respect to an agency (or any unit thereof) as of the date of the enactment of this Act [Oct. 31, 1988], continue to be implemented with respect to such agency (or unit), notwithstanding any provision of law which would otherwise terminate the authority for such program, pending the commencement of a leave transfer program with respect to such agency pursuant to amendments made by this Act [see Short Title of 1988 Amendment note set out under section 6301 of this title]. The Office of Personnel Management (or, in the case of a program established by another agency, such other agency) shall prescribe regulations to ensure that any leave which has been transferred to the credit of an officer or employee and which remains unused as of the date on which any such temporary program terminates (and a successor program commences pursuant to amendments made by this Act) shall not be lost by reason of that termination.”

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