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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

102 STAT. 2840

PUBLIC LAW 100-566—OCT. 31, 1988

"(2) An agency may establish more than 1 Leave Bank Board based upon the administrative units within the agency. No more than 1 board may be established for each leave bank. "(b) Each such Board shall— "(1) review and approve applications to the leave bank under section 6367; "(2) monitor each case of a leave recipient; "(3) monitor the amount of leave in the leave bank and the number of applications for use of leave from the bank; and "(4) maintain an adequate amount of leave in the leave bank to the greatest extent practicable.

Regulations.

"§ 6365. Contributions of annual leave "(a)(1) An employee may, by written application to the Leave Bank Board, request that a specified number of hours be transferred from the annual leave account of such employee to the leave bank established by such agency. "(2) An employee may state a concern and desire to aid a specified proposed leave recipient or a leave recipient in the application filed under paragraph (1). "(b)(1) Upon approving an application under subsection (a), the employing agency of the leave contributor may transfer all or any part of the number of hours requested for transfer, except that the number of hours so transferred may not exceed the limitations under paragraph (2). "(2)(A) In any one leave year, a leave contributor may contribute no more than a total of one-half of the amount of annual leave such contributor would be entitled to accrue during the leave year in which the contribution is made. "(B) A leave contributor who is projected to have annual leave that otherwise would be subject to forfeiture at the end of the leave year under section 6304(a) may contribute no more than the number of hours remaining in the leave year (as of the date of the contribution) for which the leave contributor is scheduled to work and receive pay. "(c) The Leave Bank Board of a leave contributor may waive the limitations under subsection (b)(2). Any such waiver shall be in writing. "(d) The Office of Personnel Management shall prescribe regulations establishing an open enrollment period during which an employee may contribute leave under subsection (a) for a leave year. "§ 6366. Eligibility for leave recipients "(a) An employee is eligible to be a leave recipient if such employee— "(1) experiences a medical emergency and submits an application pursuant to section 6367(a); and "(2)(A) contributes the minimum number of hours as required under subsection (b) of accrued or accumulated annual leave to the leave bank of the employing agency of such employee, in the leave year (beginning in and including any part of a leave year in which such leave bank is established) that such employee submits an application to be a leave recipient under section 6367(a); and "(B) such contribution is made before such employee submits an application under section 6367(a).