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    Frequently Asked Questions::What happens to a performance-based action if an agency changes its appraisal program while the...

    What happens to a performance-based action if an agency changes its appraisal program while the action is still in progress?

    If a notice of proposed action has been given to the employee, a change to an appraisal program should have no effect on the action. Part 430 of title 5, Code of Federal Regulations, contains a specific provision, called the "savings provision," that safeguards administrative procedures pending under a previously approved appraisal program, from being disrupted by the implementation of new programs covered by these regulations. The Office of Personnel Management's system approval procedures require agency appraisal programs to have a similar provision to safeguard pending administrative procedures when programs change. (See related question for impact of a program change on an opportunity period.)

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