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TITLE 5—Administrative Personnel

CHAPTER I—OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT

SUBCHAPTER B—CIVIL SERVICE REGULATIONS

PART 550—PAY ADMINISTRATION (GENERAL)

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Subpart A—PREMIUM PAY

General Provisions

§550.101
Coverage and exemptions.
§550.102
Entitlement.
§550.103
Definitions.

Maximum Earnings Limitations

§550.105
Biweekly maximum earnings limitation.
§550.106
Annual maximum earnings limitation.
§550.107
Premium payments capped on a biweekly basis when an annual limitation otherwise applies.

Overtime Pay

§550.111
Authorization of overtime pay.
§550.112
Computation of overtime work.
§550.113
Computation of overtime pay.
§550.114
Compensatory time off.

Night Pay

§550.121
Authorization of night pay differential.
§550.122
Computation of night pay differential.

Pay for Holiday Work

§550.131
Authorization of pay for holiday work.
§550.132
Relation to overtime, night, and Sunday pay.

Regularly Scheduled Standby Duty Pay

§550.141
Authorization of premium pay on an annual basis.
§550.142
General restrictions.
§550.143
Bases for determining positions for which premium pay under §550.141 is authorized.
§550.144
Rates of premium pay payable under §550.141.

Administratively Uncontrollable Work

§550.151
Authorization of premium pay on an annual basis.
§550.152
[Reserved]
§550.153
Bases for determining positions for which premium pay under §550.151 is authorized.
§550.154
Rates of premium pay payable under §550.151.

General Rules Governing Payments of Premium Pay on an Annual Basis

§550.161
Responsibilities of the agencies.
§550.162
Payment provisions.
§550.163
Relationship to other payments.
§550.164
Construction and computation of existing aggregate rates.

Pay for Sunday Work

§550.171
Authorization of pay for Sunday work.
§550.172
Relation to overtime, night, and holiday pay.

Law Enforcement Availability Pay

§550.181
Coverage.
§550.182
Unscheduled duty.
§550.183
Substantial hours requirement.
§550.184
Annual certification.
§550.185
Payment of availability pay.
§550.186
Relationship to other payments.
§550.187
Transitional provisions.
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Subpart B—ADVANCES IN PAY

§550.201
Purpose.
§550.202
Definitions.
§550.203
Advances in pay.
§550.204
Agency procedures.
§550.205
Recovery of advances in pay.
§550.206
Waiver of repayment.
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Subpart C—ALLOTMENTS FROM FEDERAL EMPLOYEES

Definitions

§550.301
Definitions.

General Provisions

§550.311
Authority of agency.
§550.312
General limitations.

Labor Organization

§550.321
Authority.
§550.322
Saving provision.

Association of Management Officials and/or Supervisors

§550.331
Scope.

Combined Federal Campaign

§550.341
Scope.

Income Tax Withholding

§550.351
Scope.

Alimony and/or Child Support

§550.361
Scope.

Foreign Affairs Agency Organizations

§550.371
Scope.
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Subpart D—PAYMENTS DURING EVACUATION

§550.401
Purpose, applicability, authority, and administration.
§550.402
Definitions.
§550.403
Advance payments; evacuation payments; special allowances.
§550.404
Computation of advance payments and evacuation payments; time periods.
§550.405
Determination of special allowances.
§550.406
Work assignments during evacuation; return to duty.
§550.407
Termination of payments during evacuation.
§550.408
Review of accounts; service credit.
§550.409
Evacuation payments during a pandemic health crisis.
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Subpart E—PAY FROM MORE THAN ONE POSITION

§550.501
Scope.
§550.502
Definitions.
§550.503
Exceptions in emergencies.
§550.504
Other exceptions.
§550.505
Report to OPM.
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Subpart F—COMPUTATION OF PAY FOR BIWEEKLY PAY PERIODS

§550.601
Purpose.
§550.602
Coverage.
§550.603
Definitions.
§550.604
Biweekly pay periods and computation of pay.
§550.605
Exceptions.
§550.606
Reporting exceptions to OPM.
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Subpart G—SEVERANCE PAY

§550.701
Introduction.
§550.702
Coverage.
§550.703
Definitions.
§550.704
Eligibility for severance pay.
§550.705
Criteria for meeting the requirement for 12 months of continuous employment.
§550.706
Criteria for meeting the requirement for involuntary separation.
§550.707
Computation of severance pay fund.
§550.708
Creditable service.
§550.709
Accrual and payment of severance pay.
§550.710
Suspension of severance pay.
§550.711
Termination of severance pay entitlement.
§550.712
Reemployment; recredit of service.
§550.713
Records.
§550.714
Panama Canal Commission employees.
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Subpart H—BACK PAY

§550.801
Applicability.
§550.802
Coverage.
§550.803
Definitions.
§550.804
Determining entitlement to back pay.
§550.805
Back pay computations.
§550.806
Interest computations.
§550.807
Payment of reasonable attorney fees.
§550.808
Prohibition against setting aside proper promotions.
Appendix
Appendix A to Subpart H of Part 550—Information on Computing Certain Common Deductions From Back Pay Awards
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Subpart I—PAY FOR DUTY INVOLVING PHYSICAL HARDSHIP OR HAZARD

§550.901
Purpose.
§550.902
Definitions.
§550.903
Establishment of hazard pay differentials.
§550.904
Authorization of hazard pay differential.
§550.905
Payment of hazard pay differential.
§550.906
Termination of hazard pay differential.
§550.907
Relationship to additional pay payable under other statutes.
Appendix
Appendix A to Subpart I of Part 550—Schedule of Pay Differentials Authorized for Hazardous Duty Under Subpart I
Appendix
Appendix A-1 to Subpart I of Part 550—Windchill Chart
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Subpart J—ADJUSTMENT OF WORK SCHEDULES FOR RELIGIOUS OBSERVANCES

§550.1001
Coverage.
§550.1002
Compensatory time off for religious observances.
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Subpart K—COLLECTION BY OFFSET FROM INDEBTED GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES

§550.1101
Purpose.
§550.1102
Scope.
§550.1103
Definitions.
§550.1104
Agency regulations.
§550.1105
Review and approval of agency regulations.
§550.1106
Time limit on collection of debts.
§550.1107
Obtaining the services of a hearing official.
§550.1108
Requesting recovery through centralized administrative offset.
§550.1109
Requesting recovery when the current paying agency is not the creditor agency.
§550.1110
Debt collection centers.
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Subpart L—LUMP-SUM PAYMENT FOR ACCUMULATED AND ACCRUED ANNUAL LEAVE

§550.1201
Purpose, applicability, and administration.
§550.1202
Definitions.
§550.1203
Eligibility.
§550.1204
Projecting the lump-sum leave period.
§550.1205
Calculating a lump-sum payment.
§550.1206
Refunding a lump-sum payment.
§550.1207
Recrediting annual leave.
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Subpart M—FIREFIGHTER PAY

§550.1301
Purpose, applicability, and administration.
§550.1302
Definitions.
§550.1303
Hourly rates of basic pay.
§550.1304
Overtime hourly rates of pay.
§550.1305
Treatment as basic pay.
§550.1306
Relationship to other entitlements.
§550.1307
Authority to regularize paychecks.
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Subpart N—COMPENSATORY TIME OFF FOR TRAVEL

§550.1401
Purpose.
§550.1402
Coverage.
§550.1403
Definitions.
§550.1404
Creditable travel time.
§550.1405
Crediting compensatory time off.
§550.1406
Use of accrued compensatory time off.
§550.1407
Forfeiture of unused compensatory time off.
§550.1408
Prohibition against payment for unused compensatory time off.
§550.1409
Inapplicability of premium pay and aggregate pay caps.


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