Summary: H.R.3480 — 99th Congress (1985-1986)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (10/02/1985)

Federal Science and Technology Revitalization Act of 1985 - Authorizes Federal agencies to establish alternative personnel management systems for scientific and technical employees in accordance with regulations prescribed by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM). Includes in each such system a Senior Scientific and Technical Personnel Service (comparable to the Senior Executive Service) for such employees who are specially qualified.

Sets forth provisions for scientific and technical employees relating to employment authority, compensation, and retirement.

Directs OPM to review and monitor agency alternative systems to ensure compliance with this Act and applicable regulations.

Sets forth transition provisions for employees designated as subject to an alternative management system.

Directs the Comptroller General to review and evaluate the systems established under this Act and report to the Congress and OPM within five years of its enactment.