OPM proposes revisions to this section, nevertheless, to make clear the incentives and comparable funds for which an ALJ, whether in the competitive or excepted service, is ineligible. Similarly, the proposed rule additional establishes that ALJs aren’t eligible for the scholar mortgage reimbursement program as a result of, underneath 5 U.S.C. 5379(d) and 5 CFR 537.108(a), an employee must maintain an appropriate degree of performance to obtain student mortgage compensation advantages.
(iii) An excepted service appointment as an administrative law judge is not subject to a trial interval. (b) On or after July 10, 2018, appointments of individuals to administrative law choose are made under Schedule E of the excepted service in § 213.3501 of this chapter. (a) This subpart applies to individuals appointed under 5 U.S.C. 3105 as administrative law judges for proceedings required to be performed in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 556 and 557.