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Title 5Chapter ISubchapter BPart 531


TITLE 5—Administrative Personnel

CHAPTER I—OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT

SUBCHAPTER B—CIVIL SERVICE REGULATIONS

PART 531—PAY UNDER THE GENERAL SCHEDULE

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Subpart A—[RESERVED]

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Subpart B—DETERMINING RATE OF BASIC PAY

General Provisions

§531.201
Purpose.
§531.202
Coverage.
§531.203
Definitions.
§531.204
Entitlement to other rates of pay.
§531.205
Converting pay upon change in location of employee's official worksite.
§531.206
Order of processing simultaneous pay actions.
§531.207
Applying annual pay adjustments.

Setting Pay When Appointment or Position Changes

§531.211
Setting pay for a newly appointed employee.
§531.212
Superior qualifications and special needs pay-setting authority.
§531.213
Setting pay upon change in position without a change in grade.
§531.214
Setting pay upon promotion.
§531.215
Setting pay upon demotion.
§531.216
Setting pay when an employee moves from a Department of Defense or Coast Guard nonappropriated fund instrumentality.
§531.217
Special conversion rules for certain non-GS employees.

Using a Highest Previous Rate Under the Maximum Payable Rate Rule

§531.221
Maximum payable rate rule.
§531.222
Rates of basic pay that may be used as the highest previous rate.
§531.223
Rates of basic pay that may not be used as the highest previous rate.

Special Rules for GM Employees

§531.241
Retaining and losing GM status.
§531.242
Setting pay upon loss of GM status.
§531.243
Promotion of a GM employee.
§531.244
Adjusting a GM employee's rate at the time of an annual pay adjustment.
§531.245
Computing locality rates and special rates for GM employees.
§531.246
Within-grade increases for GM employees.
§531.247
Maximum payable rate rule for GM employees.
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Subpart C—[RESERVED]

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Subpart D—WITHIN-GRADE INCREASES

§531.401
Principal authorities.
§531.402
Employee coverage.
§531.403
Definitions.
§531.404
Earning within-grade increase.
§531.405
Waiting periods for within-grade increase.
§531.406
Creditable service.
§531.407
Equivalent increase determinations.
§531.408
[Reserved]
§531.409
Acceptable level of competence determinations.
§531.410
Reconsideration of a negative determination.
§531.411
Continuing evaluation after withholding a within-grade increase.
§531.412
Effective date of a within-grade increase.
§531.413
Reports and evaluation of within-grade increase authority.
§531.414
Interim within-grade increase.
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Subpart E—QUALITY STEP INCREASES

§531.501
Applicability.
§531.502
Definitions.
§531.503
Purpose of quality step increases.
§531.504
Level of performance required for quality step increase.
§531.505
Restrictions on granting quality step increases.
§531.506
Effective date of a quality step increase.
§531.507
Agency responsibilities.
§531.508
Evaluation of quality step increase authority.
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Subpart F—LOCALITY-BASED COMPARABILITY PAYMENTS

§531.601
Purpose.
§531.602
Definitions.
§531.603
Locality pay areas.
§531.604
Determining an employee's locality rate.
§531.605
Determining an employee's official worksite.
§531.606
Maximum limits on locality rates.
§531.607
Computing hourly, daily, weekly, and biweekly locality rates.
§531.608
Relationship of locality rates to other pay rates.
§531.609
Adjusting or terminating locality rates.
§531.610
Treatment of locality rate as basic pay.
§531.611
Miscellaneous provisions.
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Subpart G—[RESERVED]



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