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OPM ISSUES PROPOSED RULES ON THE APPOINTMENT AND EMPLOYMENT OF ALJs
- On September 21, 2020, the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) issued proposed regulations governing the appointment and employment of administrative law judges (ALJs) to implement Executive Order (E.O.) 13843 entitled ‘‘Excepting Administrative Law Judges from the Competitive Service.’’ These proposed revisions update the rules for ALJ hiring in light of the new Schedule E of the excepted service for ALJs and update the existing ALJ employment regulations to reflect other recent changes in the law. 85 Fed. Reg. 59207. Comments must be received on or before November 20, 2020.