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H.R. 4359 (114th): Administrative Leave Reform Act


The text of the bill below is as of Jan 11, 2016 (Introduced).


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114th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 4359

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 11, 2016

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform

A BILL

To amend title 5, United States Code, to provide that Federal employees may not be placed on administrative leave for more than 14 days during any year for misconduct or poor performance, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Administrative Leave Reform Act.

2.

Limitation on administrative leave

(a)

In general

Subchapter II of chapter 63 of title 5, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following:

6329.

Limitation on administrative leave

During any calendar year, an employee may not be placed on administrative leave, or any other paid non-duty status without charge to leave, for more than 14 total days for reasons relating to misconduct or performance.

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(b)

Effective date

The amendment made by subsection (a) shall begin to apply 90 days after the date of enactment of this Act.

(c)

Rule of construction

Nothing in the amendment made by subsection (a) shall be construed to limit the number of days that an employee may be placed on administrative leave, or any other paid non-duty status without charge to leave, for reasons unrelated to misconduct or performance.

(d)

Clerical amendment

The table of sections for subchapter II of chapter 63 of title 5, United States Code, is amended by adding after the item relating to section 6328 the following new item:

6329. Limitation on administrative leave.

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