5 CFR 752.601 - Coverage.
(a) Adverse actions covered. This subpart applies to suspensions for more than 14 days and removals from the civil service as set forth in 5 U.S.C. 7542.
(b) Actions excluded. (1) An agency may not take a suspension action of 14 days or less.
(c) Employees covered. This subpart covers the following appointees:
(1) A career appointee -
(i) Who has completed the probationary period in the Senior Executive Service;
(ii) Who is not required to serve a probationary period in the Senior Executive Service; or
(iii) Who was covered under 5 U.S.C. 7511 immediately before appointment to the Senior Executive Service.
(2) A limited term or limited emergency appointee -
(i) Who received the limited appointment without a break in service in the same agency as the one in which the employee held a career or career-conditional appointment (or an appointment of equivalent tenure as determined by the Office of Personnel Management) in a permanent civil service position outside the Senior Executive Service; and
(ii) Who was covered under 5 U.S.C. 7511 immediately before appointment to the Senior Executive Service.
(d) Employees excluded. This subpart does not cover an appointee who is serving as a reemployed annuitant.