5 CFR 550.203 - Advances in pay.

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§ 550.203 Advances in pay.

(a) The head of an agency may provide for the advance payment of basic pay, in one or more installments covering not more than 2 pay periods, to an employee who is newly appointed to a position in the agency.

(b) The maximum amount of pay that may be advanced to an employee shall be based on the rate of basic pay to which the employee is entitled on the date of his or her new appointment with the agency, reduced by the amount of any allotments or deductions that would normally be deducted from the employee's first regular paycheck.

(c) An advance in pay may be made to an employee no earlier than the date of appointment with the agency and no later than 60 days after the date of appointment.

(d) An advance in pay under this subpart may not be made to any employee when an agency expects to make an advance in pay to the same employee under 5 U.S.C. 5927 within 2 pay periods after the employee's appointment.

(e) An advance in pay may not be made to the head of an agency or to an employee appointed to a position in the expectation of receiving an appointment as the head of an agency.

[56 FR 12837, Mar. 28, 1991; 56 FR 40360, Aug. 14, 1991; 58 FR 41625, Aug. 5, 1993]

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Executive Order ... 10982

Executive Order ... 11257

Executive Order ... 11609

Executive Order ... 12107

Executive Order ... 12748

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 550 after this date.

  • 2015-09-25; vol. 80 # 186 - Friday, September 25, 2015
    1. 80 FR 58094 - Overtime Pay for Border Patrol Agents
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      Final rule.
      Effective date: This rule is effective October 15, 2015. Applicability dates: This rule is applicable beginning on January 10, 2016, except that §§ 550.1602-550.1605 and 550.1611-550.1615 are applicable on the effective date of this rule, as provided by section 2(i) of Public Law 113-277, as amended.
      5 CFR Parts 410, 550, 551, and 870
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