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S. 1356 (114th): National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016

The text of the bill below is as of May 14, 2015 (Passed the Senate).


114th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 1356

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

AN ACT

To clarify that certain provisions of the Border Patrol Agent Pay Reform Act of 2014 will not take effect until after the Director of the Office of Personnel Management promulgates and makes effective regulations relating to such provisions.

1.

Effective dates

(a)

In general

Section 2 of the Border Patrol Agent Pay Reform Act of 2014 (Public Law 113–277) is amended by adding at the end the following:

(i)

Effective dates

Subsections (b), (c), (d), and (g), and the amendments made by such subsections, shall take effect on the first day of the first pay period beginning on or after January 1, 2016, except that—

(1)

any provision in section 5550(b) of title 5, United States Code, as added by subsection (b), relating to administering elections and making advance assignments to a regular tour of duty, shall be applicable before such effective date to the extent determined necessary by the Director of the Office of Personnel Management; and

(2)

the Director of the Office of Personnel Management may issue such regulations as may be necessary before such effective date.

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(b)

Retroactive application

The amendment made by subsection (a) shall be deemed to have been enacted on the date of the enactment of the Border Patrol Agent Pay Reform Act of 2014.

Passed the Senate May 14, 2015.

Secretary