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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

PUBLIC LAW 100-566—OCT. 31, 1988

102 STAT. 2837

"(c) The Office shall prescribe regulations under which this sec- Regulations. tion shall be applied in the case of an employee who is paid other than on the basis of biweekly pay periods. "(d) Restorations of leave under this section shall be carried out in a manner consistent with regulations prescribed to carry out section 6334(c), if applicable. "§ 6337. Accrual of leave "(a) For the purpose of this section— "(1) the term 'paid leave status under subchapter Y, as used with respect to an employee, means the administrative status of such employee while such employee is using sick leave, or annual leave, accrued or accumulated under subchapter I; and "(2) the term 'transferred leave status', as used with respect to an employee, means the administrative status of such employee while such employee is using transferred leave under this subchapter. "(b)(l) Except as otherwise provided in this section, while an employee is in a transferred leave status, annual leave and sick leave shall accrue to the credit of such employee at the same rate as if such employee were then in a paid leave status under subchapter I, except that— "(A) the maximum amount of annual leave which may be accrued by an employee while in transferred leave status in connection with any particular medical emergency may not exceed 5 days; and "(B) the maximum amount of sick leave which may be accrued by an employee while in transferred leave status in connection with any particular medical emergency may not exceed 5 days. "(2) Any annual or sick leave accrued by an employee under this section— "(A) shall be credited to an annual leave or sick leave account, as appropriate, separate from any leave account of such employee under subchapter I; and "(B) shall not become available for use by such employee, and may not otherwise be taken into account under subchapter I, until, in accordance with subsection (c), it is transferred to the appropriate leave account of such employee under subchapter I. "(c)(1) Any annual or sick leave accrued by an employee under this section shall be transferred to the appropriate leave account of such employee under subchapter I, effective as of the beginning of the first applicable pay period beginning after the date on which the employee's medical emergency terminates as described in paragraph (1) or (2) of section 6335(a). "(2) If the employee's medical emergency terminates as described in section 6335(a)(3), no leave shall be credited to such employee under this section. "§ 6338. Prohibition of coercion "(a) An employee may not directly or indirectly intimidate, threaten, or coerce, or attempt to intimidate, threaten, or coerce, any other employee for the purpose of interfering with any right which such employee may have with respect to contributing, receiving, or using annual leave under this subchapter. "(b) For the purpose of subsection (a), the term 'intimidate, threaten, or coerce' includes promising to confer or conferring any