United States Code

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§ 7501.
Definitions
For the purpose of this subchapter—
(1)
“employee” means 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; and
(2)
“suspension” means the placing of an employee, for disciplinary reasons, in a temporary status without duties and pay.
(Added Pub. L. 95–454, title II, § 204(a), Oct. 13, 1978, 92 Stat. 1134; amended Pub. L. 114–92, div. A, title XI, § 1105(c)(3), Nov. 25, 2015, 129 Stat. 1024; Pub. L. 117–81, div. A, title XI, § 1106(b)(2)(C), Dec. 27, 2021, 135 Stat. 1950.)
cite as: 5 USC 7501