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104 STAT. 1388-336 PUBLIC LAW 101-508 —NOV. 5, 1990 employee's initial rate of basic pay fixed at the minimum rate of the appropriate grade or at any step of such grade that does not exceed the highest previous rate of basic pay received by that employee during the employee's service described in section 2105(c). In the case of a nonappropriated fund employee who is moved involuntarily from such nonappropriated fund instrumentality without a break in service of more than 3 days and without substantial change in duties to a position that is subject to this subchapter, the employ- ee's pay shall be set at a rate (not above the maximum for the grade, except as may be provided for under section 5365) that is not less than the employee's rate of basic pay under the nonappropriated fund instrumentality immediately prior to so moving.". (e) AMENDMENT RELATING TO PERIODIC STEP INCREASES. — Section 5335 of title 5, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following: "(g) In computing periods of service under subsection (a) in the case of an employee who moves without a break in service of more than 3 days from a position under a nonappropriated fund instrumentality of the Department of Defense or the Coast Guard described in section 2105(c) to a position under the Department of Defense or the Coast Guard, respectively, that is subject to this subchapter, service under such instrumentality shall, under regulations prescribed by the Office, be deemed service in a position subject to this subchapter.". (f) AMENDMENT RELATING TO GRADE AND PAY RETENTION.— Section 5365(b) of title 5, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end, as a flush left sentence, the following: "Individuals with respect to whom authority under paragraph (2) may be exercised include individuals who are moved without a break in service of more than 3 days from employment in nonappropriated fund instrumentalities of the Department of Defense or the Coast Guard described in section 2105(c) to employment in the Department of Defense or the Coast Guard, respectively, that is not described in section 2105(c).". (g) AMENDMENT RELATING TO PAY FOR ACCUMULATED AND AC- CRUED LEAVE. —Section 5551(a) of title 5, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following new sentence: "For the purposes of this subsection, movement to employment described in section 2105(c) shall not be deemed separation from the service in the case of an employee whose annual leave is transferred under section 6308(b).". (h) AMENDMENTS RELATING TO TRANSFERS BETWEEN POSITIONS UNDER DIFFERENT LEAVE SYSTEMS.— Section 6308 of title 5, United States Code, is amended— (1) by inserting "(a)" before "The annual"; and (2) by adding at the end the following: "(b) 'The annual leave, sick leave, and home leave to the credit of a nonappropriated fund employee of the Department of Defense or the Coast Guard described in section 2105(c) who moves without a break in service of more than 3 days to a position in the Department of Defense or the Coast Guard, respectively, that is subject to this subchapter shall be transferred to the employee's credit. The annual leave, sick leave, and home leave to the credit of an employee of the Department of Defense or the Coast Guard who is subject to this subchapter and who moves without a break in service of more than 3 days to a position under a nonappropriated fund instrumentality of the Department of Defense or the Coast Guard, respectively.