Summary: H.R.3086 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed Senate amended (07/30/1990)

Civil Service Due Process Amendments - Makes certain employees in the excepted service (civilian positions in the executive branch specifically excepted from civil service requirements) subject to adverse personnel action provisions respecting removal, suspension for more than 14 days, reduction in grade or pay, or furlough for 30 days or less. Allow such employees to appeal a reduction in grade or a removal to the Merit System Protection Board.

Excludes the following persons from such provisions: (1) persons in positions excepted by the President; (2) presidential appointees; (3) retirees receiving an annuity from the Civil Service Retirement and Disability Fund or the Foreign Service Retirement and Disability Fund; (4) National Guard technicians; (5) members of the Foreign Service; (6) employees of the Central Intelligence Agency, the General Accounting Office, or the Veterans Health Services and Research Administration; (7) employees in the U.S. Postal Service, the Postal Rate Commission, the Panama Canal Commission, the Tennessee Valley Authority, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the National Security Agency, the Defense Intelligence Agency, or an intelligence activity of a military department covered under provisions regarding management of civilian intelligence personnel of the military departments; and (8) aliens and noncitizens of the United States occupying positions outside the United States.

Prohibits an individual's status under any retirement system from being taken into account in determining the appealability to the Merit Systems Protection Board of any case involving a removal from service.