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H.R.6016 - Government Employee Accountability Act
To amend title 5, United States Code, to provide for investigative leave requirements with respect to Senior Executive Service employees, and for other purposes.
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|Reported in House||1,354||29||28%|
|Engrossed in House||1,178||58||53%|
|Referred in Senate||1,205||5 Show Changes Hide Changes||12%|
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SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.
SEC. 2. SUSPENSION FOR 14 DAYS OR LESS FOR SENIOR EXECUTIVE SERVICE EMPLOYEES.
‘(A) an individual in the competitive service who is not serving a probationary or trial period under an initial appointment or who has completed 1 year of current continuous employment in the same or similar positions under other than a temporary appointment limited to 1 year or less; orCommentsClose CommentsPermalink
SEC. 3. INVESTIGATIVE LEAVE FOR SENIOR EXECUTIVE SERVICE EMPLOYEES.
‘SUBCHAPTER VI--INVESTIGATIVE LEAVE FOR SENIOR EXECUTIVE SERVICE EMPLOYEES
‘Sec. 7551. Definitions
‘Sec. 7552. Actions covered
‘Sec. 7553. Cause and procedure
‘(a)(1) Under regulations prescribed by the Office of Personnel Management, an agency may place an employee on investigative leave, without loss of pay and without charge to annual or sick leave, only for misconduct, neglect of duty, malfeasance, or misappropriation of funds.CommentsClose CommentsPermalink
‘(2) If an agency determines that such employee’s conduct is serious or flagrant, the agency may place such employee on investigative leave under this subchapter without pay.CommentsClose CommentsPermalink
‘(b)(1) At the end of each 45-day period during a period of investigative leave implemented under this section, the relevant agency shall review the investigation into the employee with respect to the misconduct, neglect of duty, malfeasance, or misappropriation of funds.CommentsClose CommentsPermalink
‘(2) Not later than 5 business days after the end of each such 45-day period, the agency shall submit a report describing such review to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs of the Senate.CommentsClose CommentsPermalink
‘(B) the agency determines that the employee’s conduct with respect to which an action covered by this subchapter is proposed is serious or flagrant as prescribed in regulation by the Office of Personnel Management;CommentsClose CommentsPermalink
‘(f) Copies of the notice of proposed action, the answer of the employee when written, and a summary thereof when made orally, the notice of decision and reasons therefor, and any order effecting an action covered by this subchapter, together with any supporting material, shall be maintained by the agency and shall be furnished to the Merit Systems Protection Board upon its request and to the employee affected upon the employee’s request.’.CommentsClose CommentsPermalink
(b) Clerical Amendment- The table of sections at the beginning of chapter 75 of title 5, United States Code, is amended by adding after the item relating to section 7543 the following:CommentsClose CommentsPermalink
‘subchapter vi--investigative leave for senior executive service employees
SEC. 4. SUSPENSION OF SENIOR EXECUTIVE SERVICE EMPLOYEES.
‘(B) the agency determines that the employee’s conduct with respect to which an action covered by this subchapter is proposed is serious or flagrant as prescribed in regulation by the Office of Personnel Management;’.CommentsClose CommentsPermalink
SEC. 5. MISAPPROPRIATION OF FUNDS AMENDMENTS.
(b) Placement in Other Personnel Systems-
Clerk. 112th CONGRESS 2d Session H. R. 6016 AN ACT
H. R. 6016