5 CFR 531.223 - Rates of basic pay that may not be used as the highest previous rate.

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§ 531.223 Rates of basic pay that may not be used as the highest previous rate.
The highest previous rate may not be based on the following:
(a) A rate received under an appointment as an expert or consultant under5 U.S.C. 3109;
(b) A rate received in a position to which the employee was temporarily promoted for less than 1 year, except upon permanent placement in a position at the same or higher grade;
(c) A rate received in a position from which the employee was reassigned or reduced in grade for failure to satisfactorily complete a probationary period as a supervisor or manager;
(d) A rate received by an individual while employed by the government of the District of Columbia who was first employed by that government on or after October 1, 1987;
(e) A rate received by an individual while employed by a Department of Defense or Coast Guard nonappropriated fund instrumentality;
(f) A rate received solely during a period of interim relief under5 U.S.C. 7701(b)(2)(A);
(g) A special rate established under5 U.S.C. 5305 and 5 CFR part 530, subpart C, or 38 U.S.C. 7455 (except as provided in § 531.222(c));
(h) A rate received under a void appointment or a rate otherwise contrary to applicable law or regulation;
(i) A rate received as a member of the uniformed services; or
(j) A retained rate under5 U.S.C. 5363 or a similar rate under another legal authority.
[70 FR 31291, May 31, 2005, as amended at 73 FR 66153, Nov. 7, 2008]

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Title 5 published on 2015-01-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 5 CFR Part 531 after this date.

  • 2015-06-01; vol. 80 # 104 - Monday, June 1, 2015
    1. 80 FR 30955 - General Schedule Locality Pay Areas
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      OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT
      Proposed rule with request for comments.
      We must receive comments on or before July 1, 2015.
      5 CFR Part 531