5 CFR 315.707 - Disabled veterans.

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§ 315.707 Disabled veterans.


(1) Subject to requirements concerning qualifications and probationary period published by the Office, an agency may convert the employment of a disabled veteran who meets the conditions below to career or career-conditional employment from a time-limited appointment of more than 60 days.

(2) To be eligible for conversion under this paragraph, the veteran must:

(i) Have been retired from active military service with a disability rating of 30 percent or more;

(ii) Have been rated by the Department of Veterans Affairs since 1991 or later, or by a branch of the Armed Forces at any time, as having a compensable service-connected disability of 30 percent or more; or

(iii) Have been so rated by the Department of Veterans Affairs, or by a branch of the Armed Forces, at the time of a qualifying temporary appointment effected within the year immediately preceding, or a term appointment effected within four years immediately preceding, the conversion.

(b)Tenure on conversion.

(1) Except as provided in paragraph (b)(2) of this section, a person converted under paragraph (a) of this section becomes a career-conditional employee.

(2) A person appointed under paragraph (a) of this section becomes a career employee if excepted from the service requirement for career tenure by § 315.201(c).

(c)Acquisition of competitive status. A person converted under paragraph (a) of this section acquires a competitive status automatically on completion of probation.

[ 44 FR 44813, July 31, 1979. Redesignated at 44 FR 63080, Nov. 2, 1979, as amended at 66 FR 66710, Dec. 27, 2001; 73 FR 60611, Oct. 14, 2008]

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Executive Order ... 10577

Executive Order ... 11219

Executive Order ... 12034

Executive Order ... 12107

Executive Order ... 12596

Executive Order ... 12721

Executive Order ... 13473

Executive Order ... 13562

Title 5 published on 12-May-2018 03:22

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 5 CFR Part 315 after this date.

  • 2016-11-08; vol. 81 # 216 - Tuesday, November 8, 2016
    1. 81 FR 78497 - Career and Career-Conditional Employment
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      Final rule.
      Effective December 8, 2016.
      5 CFR Part 315
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