An Act To establish an independent personnel system for employees of the General Accounting Office

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Summary

  • The Comptroller General of the United States shall establish by regulation a personnel management system for the General Accounting Office. This Act sets forth: functions; employee pay; employee performance appraisals; labor-management relations; discrimination prohibitions; minority recruitment program; and procedures for the processing of complaints and grievances. There is established within the General Accounting Office a board to be known as the General Accounting Office Personnel Appeals Board. The Comptroller General may promulgate regulations establishing a General Accounting Office Senior Executive Service. The Comptroller General may promulgate regulations establishing a merit pay system for such employees of the General Accounting Office as the Comptroller General considers appropriate.
  • The merit pay system shall be designed to carry out purposes consistent with those set forth in section 5410(a) of title 5, United States Code. Provisions are delineated for noncompetitive appointments and technical assistance. Section 717(a) of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. 2000e-16) is amended by striking out "(other than the General Accounting Office)". There are authorized to be appropriated beginning fiscal year 1981 and for each fiscal year thereafter such sums as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of this Act.

Subject

  • United States Civil Rights Act of 1964
  • United States General Accounting Office
  • General Accounting Office Personnel Act of 1980
  • United States GAO Personnel Appeals Board
  • General Accounting Office Senior Executive Service

Category

Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • 94 Stat. 27
  • Title 42, The Public Health and Welfare
  • Public Law

Citation information

Statutes at Large

Notes

This Act may be cited as the "General Accounting Office Personnel Act of 1980".

Contained within

94 Stat. 27 (1980); Pub. L. No. 96-191 (Book)

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

  • 1981
  • 02/15/1980

Topic

  • Rating of
  • Discrimination
  • Industrial relations
  • Minorities
  • Amendments (Parliamentary practice)
  • Employment
  • Finance
  • Personnel management
  • Employees
  • Expenditures, Public
  • Merit pay
  • Wage payment systems
  • Discrimination in employment
  • Employees--Rating of
  • Minorities--Employment

Form/Genre

Public Law

Physical description

Number of pages: 8; Page Numbers: 27

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