5 CFR 550.202 - Definitions.
Employee means an individual employed in or under an agency who is appointed to a position with a scheduled tour of duty.
Newly appointed means -
(b) A new appointment following a break in service of at least 90 days; or
(1) Was separated from the service, in a nonpay status, or a combination of both during the entire 90-day period immediately before the permanent appointment; and
(2) Has fully repaid any former advance in pay under § 550.205.
Offset or setoff means repayment in installments of an advance in pay by payroll deductions or an administrative offset under subpart K of this part to collect a debt under 5 U.S.C. 5514 from an indebted Government employee.
Rate of basic pay means the rate of pay fixed by law or administrative action for the position held by an employee, excluding additional pay of any kind except the following, as applicable:
(3) Straight-time pay for regular overtime hours for firefighters under 5 U.S.C. 5545b (as provided in § 550.1305(b));
Title 5 published on 2015-12-02.
No entries appear in the Federal Register after this date, for 5 CFR Part 550.