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Merit Systems Protection Board.
The Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB or the Board) is adopting as final an interim rule that conformed the Board's regulations to legislative changes that amended whistleblower protections for Federal employees and the penalties available in cases where the MSPB determines that a Federal employee or a State or local officer or employee violated restrictions on partisan political activity.
Effective: September 16, 2013.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
William D. Spencer, Clerk of the Board, Merit Systems Protection Board, 1615 M Street NW., Washington, DC 20419; phone: (202) 653-7200; fax: (202) 653-7130; or email: email@example.com.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
On July 2, 2013, the Board published an interim final rule amending 5 CFR parts 1201 and 1209. 78 FR 39543. The interim final rule was necessary to conform the MSPB's regulations to recent amendments to Federal law contained in the Hatch Act Modernization Act of 2012, Public Law 112-230 (the Act) and the Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act of 2012, Public Law 112-199 (WPEA). A detailed discussion of the amendments to the Board's regulations required by the Act and the WPEA is set forth in the interim rule.
The Board received no comments in response to the interim rule. Therefore, the Board has determined to adopt the interim rule as final without change.Start List of Subjects
List of Subjects in 5 CFR Parts 1201 and 1209End List of Subjects Start Signature
William D. Spencer,
Clerk of the Board.
Interim Rule Adopted as Final Without ChangeEnd Supplemental Information
[FR Doc. 2013-22439 Filed 9-13-13; 8:45 am]
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