50 U.S. Code Subchapter III - MATTERS RELATING TO PERSONNEL

Pay Adjustment Demonstration Project

Pub. L. 115–91, div. C, title XXXI, § 3116(a), Dec. 12, 2017, 131 Stat. 1888, provided that:

“(1)Extension.—
The Administrator for Nuclear Security shall carry out the pay banding and performance-based pay adjustment demonstration project of the National Nuclear Security Administration authorized under section 4703 of title 5, United States Code, until the date that is 10 years after the date of the enactment of this Act [Dec. 12, 2017].
“(2)Modifications.—In carrying out the demonstration project described in paragraph (1), the Administrator—
“(A)
may, subject to subparagraph (B), revise the requirements and limitations of the demonstration project to the extent necessary; and
“(B) shall—
“(i)
ensure that the demonstration project is carried out in a manner consistent with the plan for the demonstration project published in the Federal Register on December 21, 2007 (72 Fed. Reg. 72776);
“(ii)
ensure that significant changes in the demonstration project not take effect until revisions, as necessary and applicable, to the plan for the demonstration project are approved by the Office of Personnel Management and published in the Federal Register;
“(iii)
ensure that procedural modifications or clarifications to the plan for the demonstration project be made through local notification processes;
“(iv)
authorize, and establish incentives for, employees of the National Nuclear Security Administration to have rotational assignments among different programs of the Administration, the headquarters and field offices of the Administration, and the management and operating contractors of the Administration; and
“(v) establish requirements for employees of the Administration who are in the demonstration project described in paragraph (1) to be promoted to senior-level positions in the Administration, including requirements with respect to—
“(I)
professional training and continuing education; and
“(II)
a certain number and types of rotational assignments under clause (iv), as determined by the Administrator.
“(3)Application to naval nuclear propulsion program.—The Director of the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program established pursuant to section 4101 of the Atomic Energy Defense Act (50 U.S.C. 2511) and section 3216 of the National Nuclear Security Administration Act (50 U.S.C. 2406) may, with the concurrence of the Secretary of the Navy, apply the demonstration project described in paragraph (1) to—
“(A)
all employees of the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program in the competitive service (as defined in section 2102 of title 5, United States Code); and
“(B)
all employees of the Department of [the] Navy who are assigned to the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program and are in the excepted service (as defined in section 2103 of title 5, United States Code) (other than such employees in statutory excepted service systems).”

Rotations for Certain Contractors

Pub. L. 115–91, div. C, title XXXI, § 3116(b), Dec. 12, 2017, 131 Stat. 1889, provided that:

“(1)Increased use.—
The Administrator for Nuclear Security shall increase the use of rotational assignments of employees of the management and operating contractors of the National Nuclear Security Administration to the headquarters of the Administration, the Department of Defense and the military departments, the intelligence community, and other departments and agencies of the Federal Government.
“(2)Methods.—The Administrator shall carry out paragraph (1) by—
“(A) establishing incentives for—
“(i)
the management and operating contractors of the Administration and the employees of such contractors to participate in rotational assignments; and
“(ii)
the departments and agencies of the Federal Government specified in such paragraph to facilitate such assignments;
“(B)
providing professional and leadership development opportunities during such assignments;
“(C)
using details and other applicable authorities and programs, including the mobility program under subchapter VI of chapter 33 of title 5, United States Code (commonly referred to as the ‘Intergovernmental Personnel Act Mobility Program’); and
“(D)
taking such other actions as the Administrator determines appropriate to increase the use of such rotational assignments.”

 

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