5 CFR 330.206 - RPL registration timeframe and positions.
(a) To register, an RPL eligible must:
(1) Meet the eligibility conditions under § 330.203(a) or (b);
(i) Date injury compensation benefits cease; or
(ii) Date the Department of Labor denies an appeal for continuation of injury compensation benefits.
(1) Have a representative rate no higher than the position from which they were, or will be, separated unless the eligible was demoted as a tenure group I or II employee in a previous RIF. If the eligible was so demoted, the eligible can register for positions with a representative rate up to the representative rate of the position held on a permanent appointment immediately before the RIF demotion was effective;
(2) Have no greater promotion potential than the position from which they were, or will be, separated; and
(3) Have the same type of work schedule as the position from which they were, or will be, separated.