An employee or individual who violates section
7324 shall be subject to removal, reduction in grade, debarment from Federal employment for a period not to exceed 5 years, suspension, reprimand, or an assessment of a civil penalty not to exceed $1,000.
A prior section
7328, added Pub. L. 96–191, § 8(e)(1),Feb. 15, 1980, 94 Stat. 33, exempted employees of the General Accounting Office from provisions of this subchapter, prior to the general revision of this subchapter by Pub. L. 103–94.
Effective Date; Applicability
Section effective 30 days after Dec. 28, 2012, see section 5(a) ofPub. L. 112–230, set out as an Effective Date of 2012 Amendment note under section
1501 of this title.
“(1) In general.—Except as provided in paragraph (2), the amendment made by section
4 [enacting this section and repealing former section
7326 of this title] shall apply with respect to any violation occurring before, on, or after the effective date of this Act [see above].
“(2) Exception.—The amendment made by section
4 shall not apply with respect to an alleged violation if, before the effective date of this Act—
“(A) the Special Counsel has presented a complaint for disciplinary action, under section
1215 of title
5, United States Code, with respect to the alleged violation; or
“(B) the employee alleged to have committed the violation has entered into a signed settlement agreement with the Special Counsel with respect to the alleged violation.”
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