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H.R. 348 (100th): A bill to amend title 39, United States Code, to extend to certain officers and employees of the United States Postal Service the same procedural and appeal rights with respect to certain adverse personnel actions as are afforded under title 5, United States Code, to Federal employees in the competitive service.


The text of the bill below is as of Aug 18, 1987 (Passed Congress).


PUBLIC LAW 100-90—AUG. 18, 1987                                     101 STAT. 673
Public Law 100-90
100th Congress
                                     An Act
To amend title 39, United States Code, to extend to certain officers and employees of
  the United States Postal Service the same procedural and appeal rights with           Aug. 18, 1987
  respect to certain adverse personnel actions as are afforded under title 5, United     [H.R. 348]
  States Code, to Federal employees in the competitive service.

  Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the             . .,
United States of America in Congress assembled, That (a) section                   • .^n
1005(a) of title 39, United States Code, is amended by adding at the
end thereof the following:
   "(4)(A) Subchapter II of chapter 75 of title 5 shall apply—           5 use 7511.
         "(i) to any preference eligible in the Postal Service who is an
     employee within the meaning of section 7511(a)(1)(B) of such
     title; and
         "(ii) to any other individual who—
               "(I) is in the position of a supervisor or a management
            employee in the Postal Service, or is an employee of the
            Postal Service engaged in personnel work in other than a
            purely nonconfidential clerical capacity; and
               "(II) has completed 1 year of current continuous service
            in the same or similar positions.
   "(BXi) The second sentence of paragraph (2) of this subsection
applies with respect to the provisions of subparagraph (A) of this
paragraph, to the extent that such provisions relate to preference
eligibles.
   **(ii) The provisions of subparagraph (A) of this paragraph shall
not, to the extent that such provisions relate to an individual under            ^, >t,
clause (ii) of such subparagraph, be modified by any program devel-
oped under section 1004 of this title.".                                 39 use 1004.
   (bXl) The amendment made by subsection (a) shall be effective Effective date.
after the expiration of the 30-day period beginning on the date of the 39 use 1005
enactment of this Act.                                                   "
   (2) An action which is commenced under section 1005(a)(1)(B) of
title 39, United States Code, before the effective date of the amend-
ment made by subsection (a) shall not abate by reason of the
enactment of this Act. Determinations with respect to any such
action shall be made as if this Act had not been enacted.
  Approved August 18, 1987.




LEGISLATIVE HISTORY—H.R. 348:
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 133 (1987):
    Mar. 3, considered and passed House.
    July 28, considered and passed Senate, amended.
    Aug. 3, House concurred in Senate amendment.