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Statutes & Regulations

As an HR professional, the following list of laws and regulations is intended to be a handy reference in your daily operations.

Veterans' Recruitment Appointment (VRA) Authority, Public Law 107-288, the Jobs for Veterans Act, enacted November 7, 2002, revised the eligibility requirements for a Veterans' Readjustment Appointment (which the act redesignated as a Recruitment Appointment (VRA)).

  • E.O. 11521
  • 5 CFR part 307
  • 8 U.S.C. 421
  • 5 U.S.C. 3301, 3302

Excepted Service Appointments for Veterans' Recruitment Appointment. The codified procedures for appointments that are "excepted" from the usual rules of hiring:

  • 5 U.S.C. 3320
  • 5 CFR part 302 subpart B (Eligibility Standards)

30 Percent or More Disabled:

  • 5 U.S.C. 3112
  • 5 CFR part 316 subpart C §316.302
  • 5 CFR part 316 subpart D §316.402
  • 5 CFR part 315 subpart G §315.707

Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) (Public Law 105-339), as amended by Section 511 of the Veterans Millennium Health Care Act (Public Law 106-117) of November 30, 1999.

  • 5 U.S.C. 3304(f)
  • 5 CFR part 315 subpart F §315.611
  • 5 CFR part 335 subpart A §335.106

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