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TITLE 5—Administrative Personnel

CHAPTER I—OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT

SUBCHAPTER B—CIVIL SERVICE REGULATIONS

PART 591—ALLOWANCES AND DIFFERENTIALS

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Subpart A—UNIFORM ALLOWANCES

§591.101
Purpose.
§591.102
Definitions.
§591.103
Governmentwide maximum uniform allowance rate.
§591.104
Higher initial maximum uniform allowance rate.
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Subpart B—COST-OF-LIVING ALLOWANCE AND POST DIFFERENTIAL—NONFOREIGN AREAS

§591.201
Definitions.

Cost-of-Living Allowances and Post Differentials

§591.202
Why does the Government pay COLAs?
§591.203
Why does the Government pay post differentials?
§591.204
Who can receive COLAs and post differentials?
§591.205
Which areas are nonforeign areas?

Cost-of-Living Allowances

§591.206
How does OPM establish COLA areas?
§591.207
Which areas are COLA areas?
§591.208
How does OPM establish COLA rates?
§591.209
What is a price index?
§591.210
What are weights?
§591.211
What are the categories of consumer expenditures?
§591.212
How does OPM select survey items?
§591.213
What prices does OPM collect?
§591.214
How does OPM collect prices?
§591.215
Where does OPM collect prices in the COLA and DC areas?
§591.216
How does OPM combine survey data for the DC area and for COLA areas with multiple survey areas?
§591.217
In which outlets does OPM collect prices?
§591.218
How does OPM compute price indexes?
§591.219
How does OPM compute shelter price indexes?
§591.220
How does OPM calculate energy utility cost indexes?
§591.221
How does OPM compute the consumer expenditure weights it uses to combine price indexes?
§591.222
How does OPM use the expenditure weights to combine price indexes?
§591.223
When does OPM conduct COLA surveys?
§591.224
How does OPM adjust price indexes between surveys?
§591.225
Which CPIs does OPM use?
§591.226
How does OPM apply the CPIs?
§591.227
What adjustment factors does OPM add to the price indexes?
§591.228
How does OPM convert the price index plus adjustment factor to a COLA rate?
§591.229
How does OPM inform agencies and employees of COLA rate changes?

Post Differentials

§591.230
When does OPM establish post differential areas?
§591.231
Which areas are post differential areas?
§591.232
How does OPM establish and review post differentials?
§591.233
Who can receive a post differential?
§591.234
Under what circumstances may people recruited locally receive a post differential?

Program Administration

§591.235
When do COLA and post differential payments begin?
§591.236
When do COLA and post differential payments end?
§591.237
Under what circumstances may employees on leave or travel receive a COLA and/or post differential?
§591.238
How do agencies pay COLAs and post differentials?
§591.239
How do agencies treat COLAs and post differentials for the purpose of overtime pay and other entitlements?
§591.240
How are agency and employee representatives involved in the administration of the COLA and post differential programs?
§591.241
What are the key activities of the COLA Advisory Committees?
§591.242
What is the tenure of a COLA Advisory Committee?
§591.243
How many members are on each COLA Advisory Committee?
§591.244
How does OPM select COLA Advisory Committee members?
Appendix
Appendix A to Subpart B of Part 591—Places and Rates at Which Allowances Are Paid
Appendix
Appendix B to Subpart B of Part 591—Places and Rates At Which Differentials Are Paid
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Subpart C—ALLOWANCE BASED ON DUTY AT REMOTE WORKSITES

§591.301
Purpose.
§591.302
Coverage.
§591.303
Responsibilities of agencies and the Office of Personnel Management.
§591.304
Criteria for determining remoteness.
§591.305
Allowance rates.
§591.306
Employee eligibility for an allowance.
§591.307
Payment of allowance rate.
§591.308
Relationship to additional pay payable under other statutes.
§591.309
Effective date for payment of allowances.
§591.310
Effect of regulations in this subpart on allowances established under previous statutes.
Appendix
Appendix A to Subpart C of Part 591—Daily Transportation Allowance Schedule, Commuting Over Land by Private Motor Vehicle to Remote Duty Posts
Appendix
Appendix B to Subpart C of Part 591—Daily Inconvenience or Hardship Allowance Schedule, Commuting Over Land by Motor Vehicle to Remote Duty Posts
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Subpart D—SEPARATE MAINTENANCE ALLOWANCE FOR DUTY AT JOHNSTON ISLAND

§591.401
Purpose and applicability.
§591.402
Definitions.
§591.403
Amount of payment.
§591.404
Method of payment.
§591.405
Responsibilities of agencies.
§591.406
Records and reports.


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