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Under 5 U.S.C. 5753 and 5754, the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) may authorize the head of a Federal agency to pay recruitment, relocation, and retention incentives (3Rs). Recruitment, relocation, and retention incentives are additional monetary payments that may be used to help recruit and retain eligible employees. By regulation, OPM has delegated discretionary authority to approve 3Rs payments to heads of agencies (or authorized agency officials acting on behalf of agency heads). (See 5 CFR part 575, subparts A, B, and C.)
In administering the 3Rs program, OPM and agencies have certain oversight and accountability responsibilities. These include adhering to the provisions in the 3Rs statute and regulations, the requirements governing OPM's delegation authority of personnel management in 5 U.S.C. 1104 and 5 CFR part 250, subpart A, and the applicable workforce reporting requirements in 5 CFR 9.2.