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Download as PDF 49423 Rules and Regulations Federal Register Vol. 79, No. 162 Thursday, August 21, 2014 This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains regulatory documents having general applicability and legal effect, most of which are keyed to and codified in the Code of Federal Regulations, which is published under 50 titles pursuant to 44 U.S.C. 1510. The Code of Federal Regulations is sold by the Superintendent of Documents. Prices of new books are listed in the first FEDERAL REGISTER issue of each week. 5 CFR Parts 1201 and 1210 Authority: 5 U.S.C. 1204 and 7701, and 38 U.S.C. 713. 2. In § 1210.2, revise paragraph (a) to read as follows: ■ Correcting amendments. § 1210.2 The Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB or the Board) published an interim final rule in the Federal Register on August 19, 2014, amending its rules of practice and procedure to adapt the Board’s regulations to legislative changes that have created new laws applicable to the removal or transfer of Senior Executive Service employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs. This document corrects the interim final rule by revising these sections. SUMMARY: Effective on August 19, 2014. 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: mspb@mspb.gov. This interim final rule is necessary to adapt the MSPB’s regulations to recent amendments to Federal law contained in section 707 of the Veterans’ Access to Care through Choice, Accountability, and Transparency Act of 2014, Public Law 113–146 (the Act). The Act was signed by the President on August 7, 2014, and took effect on that same date. These are technical corrections to definitions and citations. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with RULES 18:53 Aug 20, 2014 Jkt 232001 Definitions. (a) The term employee covered by this part means an individual career appointee as that term is defined in 5 U.S.C. 3132(a)(4) or an individual who occupies an administrative or executive position and is appointed under 38 U.S.C. 7306(a) or 7401(1). (38 U.S.C. 713(a) and (g)). * * * * * 3. In § 1210.18, revise paragraph (b) to read as follows: ■ § 1210.18 Burden of proof, standard of review, and penalty. * FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: VerDate Mar<15>2010 Accordingly, 5 CFR part 1210 is corrected by making the following correcting amendments: 1. The authority citation for part 1210 continues to read as follows: Merit Systems Protection SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Federal Aviation Administration 14 CFR Part 25 ■ Board. DATES: DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION [Docket No. FAA–2013–0801; Special Conditions No. 25–562–SC] Special Conditions: Airbus Model A350–900 Airplanes; Permanently Installed Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Batteries and Battery Systems Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Final special conditions. AGENCY: These special conditions are issued for Airbus Model A350–900 airplanes. This airplane will have a novel or unusual design feature associated with permanently installed rechargeable lithium-ion batteries and battery systems. 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PART 1210—PRACTICES AND PROCEDURES FOR AN APPEAL OF A REMOVAL OR TRANSFER OF A SENIOR EXECUTIVE SERVICE EMPLOYEE BY THE SECRETARY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS MERIT SYSTEMS PROTECTION BOARD AGENCY: List of Subjects in 5 CFR Parts 1201 and 1210 * * * * (b) Appellant. The appellant has the burden of proof, by a preponderance of the evidence, concerning: (1) Issues of jurisdiction; (2) The timeliness of the appeal; and (3) Affirmative defenses. * * * * * William D. Spencer, Clerk of the Board. [FR Doc. 2014–19851 Filed 8–19–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7400–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nazih Khaouly, FAA, Airplane and Flight Crew Interface Branch, ANM– 111, Transport Airplane Directorate, Aircraft Certification Service, 1601 Lind Avenue SW., Renton, Washington 98057–3356; telephone 425–227–2432; facsimile 425–227–1149. 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Rules and Regulations
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This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains regulatory documents 
having general applicability and legal effect, most of which are keyed 
to and codified in the Code of Federal Regulations, which is published 
under 50 titles pursuant to 44 U.S.C. 1510.

The Code of Federal Regulations is sold by the Superintendent of Documents. 
Prices of new books are listed in the first FEDERAL REGISTER issue of each 
week.

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Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 162 / Thursday, August 21, 2014 / 
Rules and Regulations

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MERIT SYSTEMS PROTECTION BOARD

5 CFR Parts 1201 and 1210


Practices and Procedures; Appeal of Removal or Transfer of Senior 
Executive Service Employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs; 
Corrections

AGENCY: Merit Systems Protection Board.

ACTION: Correcting amendments.

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SUMMARY: The Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB or the Board) 
published an interim final rule in the Federal Register on August 19, 
2014, amending its rules of practice and procedure to adapt the Board's 
regulations to legislative changes that have created new laws 
applicable to the removal or transfer of Senior Executive Service 
employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs. This document corrects 
the interim final rule by revising these sections.

DATES: Effective on August 19, 2014.

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: 
mspb@mspb.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This interim final rule is necessary to 
adapt the MSPB's regulations to recent amendments to Federal law 
contained in section 707 of the Veterans' Access to Care through 
Choice, Accountability, and Transparency Act of 2014, Public Law 113-
146 (the Act). The Act was signed by the President on August 7, 2014, 
and took effect on that same date. These are technical corrections to 
definitions and citations.

List of Subjects in 5 CFR Parts 1201 and 1210

    Administrative practice and procedure.

    Accordingly, 5 CFR part 1210 is corrected by making the following 
correcting amendments:

PART 1210--PRACTICES AND PROCEDURES FOR AN APPEAL OF A REMOVAL OR 
TRANSFER OF A SENIOR EXECUTIVE SERVICE EMPLOYEE BY THE SECRETARY OF 
THE DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

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1. The authority citation for part 1210 continues to read as follows:

    Authority: 5 U.S.C. 1204 and 7701, and 38 U.S.C. 713.

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2. In Sec.  1210.2, revise paragraph (a) to read as follows:


Sec.  1210.2  Definitions.

    (a) The term employee covered by this part means an individual 
career appointee as that term is defined in 5 U.S.C. 3132(a)(4) or an 
individual who occupies an administrative or executive position and is 
appointed under 38 U.S.C. 7306(a) or 7401(1). (38 U.S.C. 713(a) and 
(g)).
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3. In Sec.  1210.18, revise paragraph (b) to read as follows:


Sec.  1210.18  Burden of proof, standard of review, and penalty.

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    (b) Appellant. The appellant has the burden of proof, by a 
preponderance of the evidence, concerning:
    (1) Issues of jurisdiction;
    (2) The timeliness of the appeal; and
    (3) Affirmative defenses.
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William D. Spencer,
Clerk of the Board.
[FR Doc. 2014-19851 Filed 8-19-14; 8:45 am]
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