U.S. Code of Federal Regulations
Regulations most recently checked for updates: Oct 03, 2022
(a) Adverse actions covered. This subpart applies to actions taken under 5 U.S.C. 7515.
(b) Definitions. In this subpart -
(1) Has the meaning given the term in 5 U.S.C. 2302(a)(2)(C), without regard to whether any other provision of this chapter is applicable to the entity; and
(2) Does not include any entity that is an element of the intelligence community, as defined in section 3 of the National Security Act of 1947 (50 U.S.C. 3003).
Business day means any day other than a Saturday, Sunday, or legal public holiday under 5 U.S.C. 6103(a).
Day means a calendar day.
Grade means a level of classification under a position classification system.
Insufficient evidence means evidence that fails to meet the substantial evidence standard described in 5 CFR 1201.4(p).
Pay means the rate of basic pay fixed by law or administrative action for the position held by the employee, that is, the rate of pay before any deductions and exclusive of additional pay of any kind.
Prohibited personnel action means taking or failing to take an action in violation of paragraph (8), (9), or (14) of 5 U.S.C. 2302(b) against an employee of an agency.
Supervisor means an employee who would be a supervisor, as defined in 5 U.S.C. 7103(a)(10), if the entity employing the employee was an agency.
Suspension means the placing of an employee, for disciplinary reasons, in a temporary status without duties and pay.