5 U.S. Code § 7542 - Actions covered

This subchapter applies to a removal from the civil service or suspension for more than 14 days, but does not apply to an action initiated under section 1215 of this title, to a suspension or removal under section 7532 of this title, or to a removal under section 3592 or 3595 of this title.


(Added Pub. L. 95–454, title IV, § 411(2),Oct. 13, 1978, 92 Stat. 1174; amended Pub. L. 97–35, title XVII, § 1704(d)(1),Aug. 13, 1981, 95 Stat. 758; Pub. L. 101–12, § 9(a)(2),Apr. 10, 1989, 103 Stat. 35.)

1989—Pub. L. 101–12substituted “1215” for “1206”.
1981—Pub. L. 97–35inserted reference to section 3595 of this title.
Effective Date of 1989 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 101–12effective 90 days following Apr. 10, 1989, see section 11 ofPub. L. 101–12, set out as a note under section 1201 of this title.
Effective Date of 1981 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 97–35effective June 1, 1981, with certain exceptions and conditions, see section 1704(e) ofPub. L. 97–35, set out as an Effective Date note under section 3595 of this title.

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