5 CFR § 1210.1 - Authority to issue decisions under this part.

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§ 1210.1 Authority to issue decisions under this part.

(a) Under 38 U.S.C. 713(d)(2)(A), as created by the Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act of 2014 (the Act), an employee covered by this part may appeal a removal from the civil service or a transfer to a General Schedule position based upon performance or misconduct to the MSPB.

(b) MSPB administrative judges have the authority to issue a decision in an appeal covered by this part. (38 U.S.C. 713(e)(1)).

(c) The administrative judge's authority under this part to issue a decision terminates following the passage of 21 days after the appeal is initially filed. (38 U.S.C. 713(e)(3)).

(d) An administrative judge's decision in an appeal filed under this part is not subject to any further appeal. (38 U.S.C. 713(e)(2)).

(e) This part applies only to the Secretary's authority to remove or transfer an employee covered under 38 U.S.C. 713 and the Board's authority to review such decisions. This authority is in addition to the authority already provided the agency in 5 U.S.C. 3592 and the authority provided the Board under 5 U.S.C. 7541, et seq. to take an adverse action against an employee. (38 U.S.C. 713(f)).