An exchange agreement allows current federal employees of the excluded service to apply for transportation positions in the competition department. be currently in a position or have been involuntarily separated from a position covered by an exchange agreement (some agreements do not cover all positions in the other benefit system); And the Portability of Benefits for Nonappropriated Fund Employees Act of 1990 (Pub. L. 101-508) allows service to be taken into account by using a non-usurping fund instrument (NAFI) to determine the remuneration and benefits of a member of the Ministry of Defence (DOD) Nafi agent who is on his way to an official position in the DOD and an NAFI Coast Guard officer who is on or after a coast guard meeting on or after January 1. 1987- but only if the worker changes between the two dates without a length of service exceeding 3 days. Public Law 104-106 (10 February 1996) also amended the Portability Act to allow certain pension benefits with working hours not exceeding one year. To be covered by those provisions, an appointment may be made on the basis of the current interchange agreement or other appointing authority. Persons appointed under these agreements are not subject to parole under 5 CFR Part 315, Subdivision H, but acquire public service status upon appointment. Appointees are subject to the trial period in 5 CFR Part 315, Sub-Part I, but appropriate service in the other benefit system may be considered when determining the applicability of the trial period and the eligible benefit at the end of the trial period. This agreement includes staff assigned to the Office of the Inspector General (OIG). Before being appointed under the interchange agreement, having served without interruption in the other performance system In accordance with Rule 6.7, OPM and an agency with a performance system established in the out-of-service service may conclude an agreement setting out the conditions under which the staff members of the Agency`s system may be transferred to the competition department. OPM has concluded agreements with: interchange agreements provide for a reciprocal movement. This means that career and career-related employees are allowed to work in other benefit systems with which the U.S.
Office of Personnel Management has entered into agreements under conditions similar to those in the previous section. A career- or career-related staff member who is not eligible for appointment under an exchange agreement may, under other appointment procedures of the other benefit system, be eligible for appointment. == The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) provides the following list of primary appointing authorities that agencies can use to make career and career appointments. OPM established this list to support federal personnel specialists. The list contains quotes about the applicable law. It also contains the conditions applicable to appointments under exchange agreements concluded between an agency and the OPM. OPM also provides an incomplete list of legal appointing authorities outside of Title 5, United States Code (5 U.S.C.). The OPM does not regulate the appointing authorities outside of Title 5. For a description of the authorities that are not Title 5, agencies should consult the cited laws. Individuals who are appointed to competitive positions under exchange agreements receive appointments related to their career or career, depending on whether they meet the 3-year service requirement for a career or are exempt from it in accordance with 5 CFR 315.201(c).
Service beginning with the current permanent appointment of a person to the other benefit system relies on the 3-year service requirement for a career duration. Interchange agreements do not allow for temporary or temporary commitments. An agency may not competitively appoint a staff member covered by an exchange agreement to an appointment related to a career or career under the conditions set out below.. . . .