Civil Monetary Penalty Inflation Adjustment
This final rule adjusts the level of civil monetary penalties (CMPs) in regulations maintained and enforced by the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) with an annual adjustment under the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015 (the 2015 Act) and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) guidance.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974 (Privacy Act), the U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB or Board) proposes to establish a new MSPB system of records titled ``Surveys for Special Studies of the Civil Service.'' This system of records contains information that MSPB collects, maintains, and uses in order to develop and administer the Merit Principles Survey (MPS) and other surveys for special studies of the civil service and to evaluate and distribute the results of such surveys. This system of records will be included in MSPB's inventory of record systems.