B-156564, APR. 30, 1965

B-156564: Apr 30, 1965

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REQUESTING WHETHER WE HAVE ANY OBJECTION TO THE ISSUANCE OF AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 630.201 OF THE LEAVE REGULATIONS DEFINING THE TERM "TEMPORARY EMPLOYEES ENGAGED ON CONSTRUCTION WORK AT HOURLY RATES" AS THE TERM APPEARS IN THE ANNUAL AND SICK LEAVE ACT OF 1951. THE PROPOSED DEFINITION IS AS FOLLOWS: "SEC. 630.201 DEFINITIONS. YOU SAY THAT THE PROPOSED DEFINITION IS INTENDED TO REFLECT THE INTENT EVIDENCED BY THE EXPLANATION WHICH WAS MADE WHEN THE ORIGINAL EXCEPTION USING THE TERM IN THE ANNUAL AND SICK LEAVE ACT OF 1936 WAS INTRODUCED. IS IN ACCORD WITH THE EXPLANATION WHICH THE COMMISSION HAS GIVEN TO AGENCIES WHEN ASKED. WE HAVE REVIEWED THE PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO THE LEAVE REGULATIONS AND PERCEIVE NO OBJECTION THERETO.

B-156564, APR. 30, 1965

TO JOHN W. MACY, JR., CHAIRMAN, UNITED STATES CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION:

THIS REFERS TO YOUR LETTER OF APRIL 15, 1965, WITH ENCLOSURE, REQUESTING WHETHER WE HAVE ANY OBJECTION TO THE ISSUANCE OF AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 630.201 OF THE LEAVE REGULATIONS DEFINING THE TERM "TEMPORARY EMPLOYEES ENGAGED ON CONSTRUCTION WORK AT HOURLY RATES" AS THE TERM APPEARS IN THE ANNUAL AND SICK LEAVE ACT OF 1951, AS AMENDED.

THE PROPOSED DEFINITION IS AS FOLLOWS:

"SEC. 630.201 DEFINITIONS. (A)IN THE ANNUAL AND SICK LEAVE ACT OF 1951, AS AMENDED, THE TERM "TEMPORARY EMPLOYEES ENGAGED ON CONSTRUCTION WORK AT HOURLY RATES" MEANS EMPLOYEES HIRED ON A TEMPORARY BASIS SOLELY FOR THE PURPOSE OF WORK ON A SPECIFIC CONSTRUCTION PROJECT AND PAID AT HOURLY RATES.'

YOU SAY THAT THE PROPOSED DEFINITION IS INTENDED TO REFLECT THE INTENT EVIDENCED BY THE EXPLANATION WHICH WAS MADE WHEN THE ORIGINAL EXCEPTION USING THE TERM IN THE ANNUAL AND SICK LEAVE ACT OF 1936 WAS INTRODUCED, AND IS IN ACCORD WITH THE EXPLANATION WHICH THE COMMISSION HAS GIVEN TO AGENCIES WHEN ASKED.

WE HAVE REVIEWED THE PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO THE LEAVE REGULATIONS AND PERCEIVE NO OBJECTION THERETO.